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How outstanding farmers do things differently

  • 5 min watch

As the first, second-generation winners of the 2016 B.C./Yukon Outstanding Young Farmer Award, it’s not what Brian and Jewel Pauls do to be successful, it’s how.

Highlights

  • Family raises broilers and layers and grow crops on multiple throughout B.C and SK
  • Couple buys family farms and hires families to live on the land and manage the business
  • Diversifying across many locations helps mitigate risk and contain disease outbreaks
  • “Making what works, work better” is key to couple’s success
  • Caring about environment, animal welfare and people is the foundation of a good farm business