Archive for the ‘Kim Cooper’ Category

  • Let’s Talk Agriculture

    Oct 1 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Let’s Talk Agriculture

    I was recently driving on Highway 40 towards Wallaceburg and noticed some short, light green, looking soybeans but after a couple minutes it dawned on me that they were actually dry edible...

  • Chatham-Kent Agriculture And Tacos!

    Sep 24 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Chatham-Kent Agriculture And Tacos!

    Hello again, after my good friend and mentor, Kim Cooper, decided to officially retire this month, I decided that I would be part of a team that continues with his weekly farming article....

  • A Chatham-Kent Pumpkin, “Oh My Gourd.”

    Sep 18 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on A Chatham-Kent Pumpkin, “Oh My Gourd.”

    While the first day of fall isn’t until September 23rd, I couldn’t help but feel like it was already here when I jumped into the car this morning and had to turn on the heat and...

  • How Many Eggs Have You Eaten Today?

    Jul 11 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on How Many Eggs Have You Eaten Today?

    This week, let’s discover some interesting facts on farming that might be new to you. As always, if you have any ideas for a column, please let me know Canada is the world’s largest...

  • Ontario’s First Agriculture Fair Was Held In 1792

    Jul 4 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Ontario’s First Agriculture Fair Was Held In 1792

    The 2017 International Plowing Match Princess of the Furrow Brooklyn Hendriks rides with 2018 IPM mascot Tobe Cobe during the Dresden Exhibition parade on Friday, July 27, 2018. (David...

  • Spring Is Here, So Bring On The Asparagus

    Jun 24 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Spring Is Here, So Bring On The Asparagus

    Asparagus is finally here, which is a sure sign of spring. Many people wait all year for local asparagus to appear at roadside stands and food stores. Did you know that here in Chatham-Kent...

  • Canadian Food Products Are Labeled For a Reason

    Jun 17 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Canadian Food Products Are Labeled For a Reason

    Labels. What would we do without labels? There are labels on practically everything we buy, from cars to toys to computers. It seems at times we need a legal degree to understand some of...

  • The Wonder Of Agriculture Is Found In a Seed’s Germination

    Jun 10 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on The Wonder Of Agriculture Is Found In a Seed’s Germination

    The planting season has started for some crops, such as carrots, onions, sugar beets and peas, and in the weeks ahead, our Chatham-Kent producers will be getting the majority of their crops...

  • The Incredible Nutrition Found In Mushrooms

    Jun 6 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on The Incredible Nutrition Found In Mushrooms

    How many of you love cream of mushroom soup? Or how about mushrooms on your steak? Perhaps mushroom caps? Today, let’s have a closer look at this fascinating food crop. Many...

  • Few Foods Are As Canadian As Maple Syrup

    Jun 1 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Few Foods Are As Canadian As Maple Syrup

    The late Don Giffin from Giffin’s Maple Syrup Products, was a true farmer and maple syrup producer The maple syrup season is here, which is a sure sign of spring. Maple syrup is a truly...

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