The importance of preserving agricultural lands from a county farmer’s perspective

Soil map Northumberland County

During this interview, you will hear Sid Atkinson, former president of the Northumberland Federation of Agriculture, reference a soil map. This is a soil map for Northumberland County. It ranks the types of soil and the best use. It indicates what lands are prime for farming.

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If you have ever spoken with a farmer, some don’t waste words. But what they do say is often on point. This is the case with former Northumberland Federation of Agriculture Sid Atkinson. Here is his response to agricultural mapping in the county after attending a public meeting in Campbellford earlier this week.

Originally broadcast: July 1, 2022

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