Land & Water Health Archives - Ontario Beef

Caring for Land, Water, Air and Livestock

Ontario beef farmers Jackie and Steven talk about how they care for the environment, the water, the air and their animals on their farm.

Ontario Beef Farms and the Environment

Learn the facts about the positive impacts of beef farming on the environment here in Ontario.

Respecting the Land and the Livestock

Ontario beef farmers Paul and Carrie Anne De Jong talk about how they farm sustainably with respect for the land and their livestock.

Let’s talk about the environmental value of Ontario beef

Ontario beef relies on grasslands: pastures and hay fields. We can’t produce beef without grasslands, which are recognized by government and environmental groups as extremely valuable environmental features on par with wetlands and forests. We’re proud to be caretakers of Ontario’s grasslands, which do so much more than produce beef. To better understand the impact […]

Working with Nature to Care for the Land

As a nurse and an Ontario beef farmer, Sandra believes everything has a place in the world, and that it’s up to us to learn how to coexist with the nature around us.

Earthworms+– Farmer Series

Steve Sickle’s family started farming in Brantford two generations ago. When Steve took over the business from his dad, improving soil health on the farm was a first priority for him. To Steve, this meant the introduction of beef cattle. Beef cattle love grazing – they have ruminant stomachs after all – and grazing is […]