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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...

A Farmer’s Perspective

By Kevin Hursh I’ve been writing regular agriculture opinion pieces for 40 years now so I’ve had lots of forecasts and observations published. I’ve also been...

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...

The Good and Bad of Niche Crops

By Kevin Hursh I always encourage farmers to look for profitable market niches. Niches exist for many crops, but you have to remember that they are...

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...

Carbon Tax Hurts Custom Trucking

By Kevin Hursh An ever-increasing carbon tax that hits $170 a tonne by 2030 is going to cost farmers a lot of money, but it will also...

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