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Agriculture Report

4-H Day Camp in Seaforth

By Al Parrish

kids can do crafts, play a version of 4-H field hockey, and show off trivia smarts.


4-H Ontario is offering another year of Discovery Days for youths between the ages 6 and12.

It is a one-day camp that gives them a chance to explore opportunities by trying out different activities and meeting new friends.

They’ll be making crafts, using teamwork to play a version of 4-H field hockey, and showcasing their trivia smarts in our famous Go For The Gold game.

For just $19, Discovery Days provide a full day of fun from 9:30am to 3:30pm, including lunch, all activities and a Discovery Days t-shirt for each participant.

The Registration deadline is May 18th, and the event date itself is on May 27th in Seaforth.

For more information go to: [email protected]


Ontario Provincial Police are trying to solve a grisly mystery in Norfolk County.

They were recently called by a resident who reported seeing several dead animals in a heavily wooded area on a farm.

Officers arrived at the scene and found the decomposed remains of about 20 coyotes.

Police have not yet said how the animals died or how long they've been there.


A Calgary startup business is partnering with researchers at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to develop technology that will assist ranchers with tracking livestock.

Ag-Con Aerial Corporation was created by a business partnership that included entrepreneur Rob Gunn, a drone enthusiast who wanted to turn his hobby of filming from above into a business.

The team created electronic tags that would be fitted to the cattle and detected from a distance of up to 12 metres, and the detector would be fastened to a drone.

It allows ranchers to identify potential health concerns in an animal.


The Wisconsin legislature has agreed to make cheese the official dairy product of the state, which produces more 3 billion pounds of cheese per year.

The state's official animal is the badger, also the mascot of the University of Wisconsin.

But its official domestic animal is the dairy cow, and milk is the official state beverage.

The idea to give cheese its right place in state designations came from a fourth grade class in Mineral Point, a city in southwest Wisconsin that's home to one of the state's nearly 150 cheese plants.

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