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More needs to be done to help new entrants to farming establish successful operations, says Dana Penrice, Alberta co-ordinator for Young Agrarians.

Group wants to help new farmers find success

Young Agrarians in B.C. aims to meet the needs of new farmers

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s no secret that there’s a need for new farmers to join the aging agricultural industry, but new entrants have their own unique challenges. That’s where Young Agrarians, a group designed to meet the needs of the new farmer, comes in. Young Agrarians, formed in B.C. in 2012, launched an Alberta chapter in February. It’s […] Read more

Wants, needs, and some advice for young farmers

When you ask beginning farmers about their priorities, a few key themes quickly emerge

Reading Time: 4 minutes Farm Management Canada recently hosted a fabulous conference in Regina where I was also contributing. The conference was peppered with interactive breakout sessions that made for lively discussion. Three of the questions stuck in my mind and I would like to share five comments on each of those questions with you. I don’t think it […] Read more