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Better Farm Input Price Information Needed

By Kevin Hursh I’m a fan of the farm input price information published monthly by Alberta Agriculture, particularly the fertilizer prices. I only wish it was...

Hiring Outside Expertise

According to the old adage, a farmer is a jack of all trades but a master at none. While that’s perhaps truer than ever,...

Support Agriculture When Required

By Kevin Hursh In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a river of money has been flowing from Ottawa. The agriculture...

The changing crop mix

You really don’t know what you can grow until you try. That’s why the mix of crops continues to change across Western Canada. At one...

What You May Not Know About Crop Insurance

What you may not know about crop insurance Crop insurance programs have some significant differences from one Prairie province to the next. Plus, there are...

Agronomic Advice is All Over the Map

By Kevin Hursh To say that variation exists in agronomic advice is an understatement. Never have farmers received such wide-ranging...

High Land Prices and Exorbitant Cash Rents

By Kevin Hursh In farming circles wherever you travel, there’s a commonality to conversations over land prices and cash...

Getting a Farming Start

Kevin Hursh, P.Ag. Many young men and women would love to farm. In fact, some are obsessed with it. It’s their lifelong...

Does Agriculture
 Face Tough Times Ahead?

By Kevin Hursh For many years, the story has been that the good times in agriculture were never going to end. Now...

Livestock Lessons

Kevin Hursh As Canadian grain farmers, we need a code of practice. Before you see red and start calling me names...

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