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A quick guide to farming

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So, you want to become a farmer… but you’ve never grown a crop or raised livestock? It’s important to know what you’re getting into. To start with, this is not a nine to five job. Here’s a guide to the
“If you ate today, thank a farmer”. That slogan is a common sight in the Canadian countryside, displayed on signposts, sides of barns and even on t-shirts. It’s all about reminding people that farming is an important occupation – and,
Having your own farm is exciting – and it’s a lot of hard work. It also takes a certain type of person to manage a successful farm business. Here are 10 traits of successful farmers. Confidence. Farmers for the most
Canadian farming is heading for a disaster as fewer and fewer farming children continue the family business. “In the next ten years, about 80 per cent of the agricultural assets in the country are going to be transferred,” says Christie

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