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The Pesticide Hoax?????

When I first heard this very sincere and indeed believable doctor claim that the pesticides being used on PEI were quite harmless, I said wait minute!!! what about the dead fish? The letter I have posted I agree with completely. … Continue reading

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Farming on Prince Edward Island

Agri-culture There is a good reason farming is also referred to as agri-culture. The ‘culture’ part speaks to the extremely diversified and inter-locking bodies of information, skills and methodologies that were developed over 1000s of years. Every farmer on the … Continue reading

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Politicians & Pesticides

In yesterdays blog I told a story of how the word shit came into use. Then last night listening to the local news, I had to re-evaluate that story. It seems more likely it came from politicians who have brown … Continue reading

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Wayne! Did the RCMP ask for your help!!!

No one has come forward so far to claim the $100,000 reward for solving the mystery of who is sticking sewing needles into Prince Edward Island’s potatoes – a situation that has seen the destruction of hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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Blaming Farmers for Fish Kills.(17th July)

I wrote the above headline in my blog on the 17th July 2012. It was in response to a letter in the Guardian that appeared on the 16th July. The author was a Summerside lawyer and I assume he was … Continue reading

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Farmers only spray when they must

The above was the headline to a commentary by Bertha Campbell, President PEI Federation of Agriculture.(See Guardian 22nd July 2011). Ms Campbell rolls out scripted and time worn excuses of why spraying is okay. So many laws-rules-regulations, in fact we … Continue reading

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