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Easter on the farm

Ontario producers celebrated Easter weekend spending quality time on the farm

By Jennifer Jackson

Easter weekend is a chance for many to spend time with family – and it coincides with the early spring push across Ontario to prepare for planting and care for livestock.  

With warm and wet weather across much of southern Ontario, some producers took the opportunity to prepare equipment for planting. Others tended to livestock with young family members, who were taking advantage of the break from school. has compiled some of the social media highlights from Easter weekend on the farm.

Graham Johnston farms in Simcoe County, near Minesing, Ont. He spent some of the sunny weather preparing his equipment for the upcoming growing season. 


Jennifer Kilbourne, who works in Essex and Kent County, shares a photo of cow eating her Easter dinner. 


Maaike of Birnam Pork, a pork and cash crop operation, enlisted some young helpers in counting pigs in the barn. An enjoyable and helpful activity on the long weekend. 


Jen Christie, founder of Ag Women’s Network, took advantage of the warm Easter weekend weather to get some chores done on the dairy farm. hopes you enjoyed the Easter weekend with your families!