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A Goat, A Farmer, An Agrologist: A Formula for Fantastic Food

What do you get when you bring together a herd of goats, a family of farmers, and an agrologist (that’s a professional with a degree in agriculture)? Cheese, that’s what. Continue reading

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Goat goodness: At Clarmell Farm the nannies are happy and the cheese is exquisite

At Clarmell on the Rideau, the Mussell family’s idyllic farm near the village of Osgoode, goats scamper in their pens and crane their necks to better see what stranger with a camera has come visit them today.

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Running with goats: At Clarmell Farm, the ladies are very happy

OCT 13 10 – 12:05 PM — Over at Clarmell on the Rideau, the idyllic Mussell family farm near the village of Osgoode, goats scamper in their pens and crane their necks to better see what stranger with a camera … Continue reading

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From Holsteins to Saanens, the Mussells keep milking

OSGOODE—It’s an impressive feat — at only 23 years old, Ryan Mussell already has 260 kids. The Osgoode dairy goat farmer is greeting his animals in the barn on a Thursday afternoon, and it’s clear who’s running the show here.

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Mussells muscle past the 100-year milestone

OSGOODE – Agricultural funnyman Paul Mussell and family marked their farm’s 100 anniversary last month, a milestone also recognized this summer through the ‘Century Farm’ program run by the Junior Farmers Association of Ontario.

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Farmer looks for funny side of life

OSGOODE, Ont. – Have you heard the one about the dairy farmer and the heifers? Paul Mussell, an Ottawa-area farmer with an occasional off-farm gig as a stand-up comedian, hits the stage and tells his audience about the joys of … Continue reading

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Paul Mussell and family thankful for assistance

MANOTICK — Dairy-farmer-cum-comedian Paul Mussell has performed at many a cancer benefit over the years. But Mussell and his family have been on the receiving end of some friendly help of their own this fall, as the funnyman faces down … Continue reading

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Cows, comedy and cancer combine to make an impact

In Osgoode Township farmerPaul Mussell’s life, comedy and cancer are more intertwined than you might think. Humour helped him a lot when he was coping with cancer in his kidney. “My daughter gave me a card that read, ‘Dad, get well … Continue reading

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