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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...

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...

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...

Striving for Higher Yields is a Matter of Survival

By Kevin Hursh As farmers, most of us are tired of hearing it – that we must keep increasing production to feed a hungry world. Many...

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,...

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...

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...

Hogs versus Dogs

by Kevin Hursh  It’s amazing what enterprises make money and which ones are a low-margin grind.  At a recent producer meeting, I had the opportunity to visit with two different producers who...

More Co-operation Possible Between Grain and Cattle Producers

By Kevin Hursh It all started in the fall of 2016. With the seemingly endless rain that year, most of our chickpea crop never matured...

Carefully choose your intercrops

By Kevin Hursh I believe in the potential of intercropping to generate higher revenue per acre, but there are many pitfalls and I stumbled into...

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