Emma grew up on Colchester Farms, her family’s grain farm just outside of the small town of Harrow, ON. Emma is the fourth generation in her family‚Äôs five generation farm, which started as a dairy and grain operation (they sold the cattle in 1996). The Anger family now grow upwards of 3,000 acres of corn, soybeans, and winter wheat. The family also operates a trucking business, hauling grain for other farmers; they also do custom harvesting and seeding for other farmers. Continue reading “Emma Anger, 52 weeks of #YourFarmers”
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Hard work and passion drive the farming industry, and I am blessed to have been raised in the heart of it.
Amy‚Äôs family farms just outside of Aylmer, Ontario, where they grow corn, soybeans, wheat, and dry beans. Amy is currently in her fourth year of Agricultural Science at the University of Guelph, and she enjoys staying involved both at school and at home. Amy‚Äôs parents, Bill and Ann Marie, run the family farm. The family works together as a team, including Amy’s younger sisters Karen and Lindsay. Amy is excited by the advancements in agriculture, and what the future holds with new technologies. Continue reading “Amy Reymer, 52 weeks of #YourFarmers”
¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† I get to be my own boss and enjoy the freedom that brings. I also enjoy the satisfaction at the end of the day when the work is done, knowing I worked hard to produce top quality agriculture products. Farming can also be challenging, especially as we are running our own business.
Justin farms outside of Brighton, Ontario, raising a herd of dairy cattle and growing approximately 210 acres of corn and soybeans. After graduating from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor‚Äôs of Science in Agriculture and majoring in agronomy, Justin now farms in a partnership with his parents Bill and Arlene. He is the 8th generation in his family to farm; the original homestead was settled in 1837 (the same land he cares for today). Justin continues to farm as he enjoys the freedom this career choice brings him. Continue reading “Justin Dorland, 52 weeks of #YourFarmers”