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There’s no quick way to sum up the operation Ian and Douglas Simmons have created at their farm on the eastern outskirts of Summerside, PEI. There’s Red Bridge Farms, which consists of 14,000 layers, and Kool Breeze Farms, which has a squadron of greenhouses, a garden...

My Experience at FarmTech as a Young Saskatchewan Farmer

It was a great opportunity to attend FarmTech 2014 in Edmonton this past January.  There was a great selection of speakers to hear from, fantastic food, and great people. Some of the highlights for me included listening to Dick Wittman talk about succession planning...

My FarmTech Experience

I was given the opportunity to attend FarmTech in Edmonton when I was chosen as one of the winners from the “Y We Farm” competition. The competition organized by Farm Management Canada consisted of making a one minute video on what your generation as a young farmer...

Raising a glass to a profitable alliance

It was an offer they couldn’t refuse. Two years ago, Kevin Sich of Rahr Malting Canada called six Alberta growers and offered them one heck of a deal: a three-year contract to grow malt barley with a guaranteed premium price, protection against any rise in input...

A Perfect Match

If you want to hear the downside of equipment sharing, Chad Krikau can give you a couple of examples. But it’s a very short list. On the other hand, the benefits have not only been extensive, but critical in helping the 35-year-old Saskatchewan producer achieve his...