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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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