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Crop Returns Tighten

Profitable cropping options are few and far between heading into the 2018 growing season. With a 50 per cent tariff on peas exported into India...

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 the story is increasingly negative with...

Seeking Solutions to Major Farm Concerns

By Kevin HurshGod, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the...

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...

Collaboration for Profit and Fun

By Kevin Hursh There are ways to attain a better bottom line if we’d just quit being so damn independent. When economic times are relatively good in farming, as they...

So, You Want to Try Intercropping

Kevin Hursh, P.Ag. I received an email recently from a young producer in Alberta who saw me touch on the topic of intercropping at a...

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...

Self-sufficiency isn’t commercial agriculture

by Kevin Hursh As I write this on March 18, we’re on holiday in a small fishing village in southern Mexico. Our flight home was cancelled and we’ve...

Emission reduction that could work

Carbon taxes and/or cap and trade systems will be implemented across the country. Everyone has their own opinion on whether this makes sense, but...

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 and often contradictory advice on how to...

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