Issue No. 29 - Spring 2000

On February 9th, Guy and Lucie Baillargeon were presented the Royal Bank 2000 Farm Family of the Year Award.

This husband and wife team, along with their children, has been using minimum till practices for the last 20 years and has been direct seeding for four years. Their marginal land has been seeded into forages and their low areas have been left in the natural habitat state. They have spread straw and fed livestock on their knolls as a means of increasing soil organic matter.

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