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What does it take to be a young farmer?

We asked producers and entrepreneurs from across Canada share their thoughts about the passion, drive and commitment it takes to be part of the ag industry they love. • Young farmers share passion, pride, dedication and vision • Passion for ag can’t be learned, but is carried from one generation to the next • Feeding […] Read more

Jon Montgomery:  Using failure to your advantage

Olympic Gold Medalist and host of Amazing Race Canada Jon Montgomery on celebrating success, effective collaboration and failing with positivity. •Important to celebrate life and work as a team •Positivity and determination key to mental and physical transformation •Failure and how you react to it defines you as a person •Peer coaching and collaboration helps […] Read more

Arlene Dickinson: Lessons from an entrepreneur

Arlene Dickinson shares advice and stories from her book “All In” and from Dragon’s Den to help fellow entrepreneurs follow their passion. • Difference between blind passion and passion with purpose • What entrepreneurship and stand-up comedy have in common • Using insecurity as a positive and motivating force • Saying no with confidence • […] Read more

Smart garden makes urban farming easy

Estonia-based ‘Click and Grow’ preview its latest ‘smart garden’ at the IFA tech fair in Berlin, a window box for the the modern age that grows vegetables and herbs automatically, as Matthew Stock reports for Reuters.

Climate change takes its toll on Chablis

Reuters | France – French wine production may fall 17 per cent this year to a record low after spring frosts damaged vineyards, notably in the Bordeaux region. As Sonia Legg reports, the farm ministry fears the region could lose half its output.

The Difference Branding Your Farm Can Make

Formulating a brand for your business goes well beyond a logo on your work clothes, see why two young farmers are taking their brand to the next level. Video highlights: •If you don’t create your brand, others may create it for you •Think of a brand as the personality or reputation of your business •Differentiating […] Read more