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Buyout by farm employee can be a win-win

Buyout by farm employee can be a win-win

Buyout by farm employee can be a win-win

Duncan and Irene were not planning to have someone take over their farm, since they didn’t have children. However, they found that transitioning their farm to their young employee was more lucrative than selling it off, and it would also allow them to transition into retirement after a lifetime of farming.

10 steps to a solid business plan

10 steps to a solid business plan

10 steps to a solid business plan

A business plan is a key tool that can set you up for business success. Here are 10 thing you should include as well as a few resources to get you started.

Prairie weather: Your 2017 growing season outlook
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Prairie weather: Your 2017 growing season outlook

Prairie weather: Your 2017 growing season outlook
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Drew Lerner, Senior Agricultural Meteorologist, shares how weather will impact Saskatchewan and Alberta in the 2017 growing season.

Feed barley pricing pulls back from summer highs

Feed barley pricing pulls back from summer highs

Feed barley pricing pulls back from summer highs

Cash feed barley pricing eased from its summer highs, but the market remains well supported as feed supplies in the coming year are expected to tighten up.

Full-time farming becoming more viable

Full-time farming becoming more viable

Full-time farming becoming more viable

Strong farm profitability has convinced many to trade in their day jobs to become full-time farmers.

Hybrids change cereal grain economics

Hybrids change cereal grain economics

Hybrids change cereal grain economics

Hybrids are becoming more popular in Canadian agriculture with corn and canola yields increasing steadily. Wheat, rye and barley hybrids are being worked on now in hopes of making cereals more profitable by reducing production costs.

John Wilmott: 2016 Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame Inductee
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John Wilmott: 2016 Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame Inductee

John Wilmott: 2016 Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame Inductee
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John Wilmott, industry leader and past President of Canadian Western Agribition has served Canadian agriculture for decades bringing advancements for countless organizations and growing the CWA into the best beef show on the continent.