To the surprise of likely very few, the year’s top post on RealAgriculture.com is one full of fun and frivolity. The Peterson Brothers’ parody of Psy’s “Gangham Style” went viral shortly after it was released and currently has 11 million views on YouTube. Of course, we’re not all about fun and games, and the Top 10 list gets much grittier after that. From disappointing canola yields, to animal welfare issues and succession planning, our 2012 coverage most certainly featured the issues that impacted farming and the agriculture industry this year.
And with that, here are the Top 10 Posts for Western Canada for 2012:
- The Peterson Brothers “Working Farmer Style”
- Quit with the Hutterite Bashing
- Before you decide to egg-liminate from your diet
- What Consumers Seem To Forget: My reaction to W5 shockumentary
- Wheat School: Protecting the Flag Leaf
- Are farmers paying too much for land?
- Is John Deere correct about the future of farming?
- A few tips before you jump all-in on soybeans in Saskatchewan
- What happened to canola yields in 2012?
- Is Canada prepared for the for massive amounts of farmer retirements?
Did your favourite make the list? Many of these posts also garnered comments, with interesting discussions stemming from the post. Check them out!