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January 3, 2020

Barn Family Trees: What’s in a Name?

Did you know that cows have names and birth certificates? Barn families are special to farm families because they keep each other going. Let’s explore barn families together. In my last year of 4-H, I chose this tall, calm, and nearly all black little Holstein. To my benefit, her personality matched her name: Grace. Grace […]

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June 7, 2019

7 Lessons Learned Growing Up on a Dairy Farm

Farm kids understand the challenges of growing up on a dairy farm, but they also understand what makes farm life special. Fresh veggies in the summer and brisk winter snow hills are all reminders of growing up on my parent’s farm. Any farm kid understands the challenges of growing up on a farm—like using the […]

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June 5, 2019

Join Together Canada, As We Celebrate Men’s Health Week This June

Explore tips and recommendation that help males, both young and old, focus on the prevention, early detection, and treatment of mental and physical health problems. Men’s Health Week is celebrated annually during the week before and including Father’s Day.  First signed into US law in 1994 by then-President Bill Clinton, Men’s Health Week has since […]

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May 3, 2019

Technology in the dairy industry

From milking parlours, to robots, to sophisticated software…farmers are increasingly using technology to make management decisions on the farm! Dairy farming has evolved greatly over the last few decades. Gone are the days where farmers spent hours hand milking each cow one-by-one. Advancements in technology have allowed dairy farmers to improve everyday quality of life […]

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April 24, 2019

Plant-based Eating: All About Pulses

Have you cooked with pulses before? Find out why this food is gaining popularity with Canadians and how you can enjoy more pulses in your diet! What are pulses? Are they the same as legumes? Pulses are the dried seeds of legume plants. They are legumes, but the term “pulses” only refers to the seeds […]

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March 7, 2019

Women are leaders on dairy farms in BC

Did you know that British Columbia has the highest proportion of female farmers of any province in Canada? Women play an important role on dairy farms all across BC. Read on, and get to know Nicole Tuytel, a passionate dairy farmer from Chilliwack, BC. Nicole Tuytel set a goal to become a dairy farmer at […]

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February 7, 2019

Tips for cooking at home

Cooking doesn’t have to feel like a chore! We share six easy tips to inspire you to get in the kitchen more often. Many of us would like to cook more of our meals at home, but busy schedules and lack of know-how can make it challenging. Follow our simple tips to help make cooking […]

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January 14, 2019

Meet BC Dairy Farmers: The Laszczyk Family

Glenview Farm in Duncan, BC has been operated by the Laszczyk family since 1983. Check out the video below to learn how Michelle, Chris and Mike work together to produce safe, quality milk for British Columbians. Read on to hear more about Michelle’s experience as a dairy farmer. Q & A with Michelle Laszczyk Did […]

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