Articles Posted in the " farm " Category

  • Food Careers Episode 8: Potato Chips to New York Strips, it’s the PEI way!

    On this week's episode of Food Careers, Jill Harvie visits with David Francis, a 7th generation seed potato and beef farmer in Prince Edward Island. David and his son Brett are business partners who run a Charolais influence beef cattle calf operation, modern feedlot, a 450 acre chip stock and seed potatoes business. David explains the ins and outs of producing seed potatoes for some of the largest names in the potato chip business.


  • Memorial scholarship for agricultural management program available for farmers

    The Robert (Bob) L. Ross Memorial scholarship is available for farmers who want to enroll in the Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management program. The application deadline for the scholarship for the four module course, which teaches farmers detailed financial, marketing and human relations management skills, using their own operation as a case study.


  • Taking your destiny out of the hands of Mother Nature

    Mike Witkowicz from Ag Exchange Group talks about three keys to taking your destiny out of the hands of Mother Nature even in an industry such as agriculture which can be dependent on the weather. They include surround yourself with the right people, gather the right information and utilizing the right tools.