Farm News

We’ve expanded and we’re still not done

During the summer of 2015, we expanded our dairy barn by 130 stalls. We now have a total of 370 stalls for our cows, 40 of which are for our fresh cows.   In 2016, we are expanding our maternity barn. Construction is underway.

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Armstrong Manor Farm Welcomes Visitors from Around the World.

It’s time for the Royal Winter Agricultural Fair November 6 – 15, 2015. During this time, we are busy providing tours to various international agricultural groups.

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Armstrong Manor Farm featured in Business Farming section of Irish Independent.ie

We are always happy to promote Canadian dairy supply management. It’s nice to know that others think we’re doing it right.   http://www.independent.ie/business/farming/we-can-learn-from-canadian-cow-welfare-model-31507956.html

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CTV’s The Social Visits Armstrong Manor Farm

http://www.thesocial.ca/News/Host-news/Laineys-Canadian-dairy-farm-adventure   On April 11th, 2015, Armstrong Manor Farm was pleased to have Lainey from CTV’s The Social visit our farm. The purpose of the show was to promote Canadian Milk. Philip gave Lainey a hands on tour of our dairy barn. She learned how…

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Armstrong Manor Farm featured in Dupont Pioneer Canada Video

We were happy to be asked to participate in this video series for Dupont Pioneer Canada.

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Harvesting Corn

OFA Farm Facts: Harvesting Corn in Ontario In the fall of 2013, we were asked by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture to participate in a video about harvesting corn. We are always happy to talk about agriculture and show those not familiar with farming, how…

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First Litter of Spring

A few years ago, coyotes wiped out our barn cat poplulation of Armstrong Manor Farm within two weeks. We were heart broken since all of us had formed attachments to the cats and given them names. It didn’t take us long to adopt a few…

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Armstrong Manor Farm hosts OFA Field Day

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, Armstrong Manor Farm was pleased to host the Ontario Federation of Agriculture’s Field Day. Politicians from across the province were invited to attend this event and learn about various facets of agriculture – dairy, grains, eggs and poultry, bee keeping…

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The Armstrong Family Welcomes a New Member

On August 2nd, 2013, Richard Armstrong married Bethany McErlean. Richard is the 6th generation of the Speirs and Armstrong families to be married in Mayfield United Church.

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Armstrong Manor Farm Expands Gradually, Uses Technology

The Armstrong brothers are the fifth generation of their family to farm their homestead near Caledon, Ontario. Philip, Peter and Robert farmed with their dad on the 100-acre homestead since the 1980s. Robert passed away in 2004; his wife, Shirley, remains a partner in the…

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