Articles Posted in the " farm " Category

  • AYFR Profile: Josh Younker

    Josh Younker of Younker Cattle Company farms with his dad, his two uncles and his cousin near Irma, AB. He is a twenty-three-year-old third-generation farmer, is the current vice president of AYFR, and is loving farming!


  • AYFR Profile: Raoul Drost

    Meet Raoul Drost, a second generation Canadian farmer.  Born in Holland, Raoul’s family moved to Canada in December of 1989 and began farming near Lacombe.  A couple years ago, they expanded and started a farm near Rolling Hills, AB.


  • Brand Your Farm

    As we drive down the highway, our eyes are constantly pulled towards roadside advertisements and flashy billboards from the latest and greatest products and services. However, very few of these stand out. So what sets the successful businesses apart? An identifiable, genuine, and eye-catching brand.


  • Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers look to make more connections

    Alberta is a province brimming with agricultural richness and diversity.  Agriculture is an industry driven by passion, dedication and hard work.  Youth is a finite resource that will, in turn, be the future of our world.  Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers (AYFR), is a group that aims to bring like-minded people together and provides support and education to the young people within the province who wish to ensure a strong future for our agricultural industry.


  • Nutritional therapy tackles livestock transport

    As new regulations and controversies swirl around the issue of long-distance livestock transport, nutritional therapy is emerging as a top solution to protect animal welfare as well as the image and profitability of livestock industries.