Profitable Practices

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Profitable Practices on RealAgriculture is a video series featuring Canadian producers who are adopting farm practices to have a positive impact on profit, people, and the planet.

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Profitable Practices is made possible by support from Farm Credit Canada and RBC Royal Bank.

Latest Episodes

Profitable Practices: Planting cover crops with PEI potato grower Andrew Lawless

Potato farmers on Prince Edward Island have increased their use of cover crops dramatically over the last five years. PEI farmers have been measuring the growth and impact of cover crops through participation in Living Lab — Atlantic, a four-year…

Date: 2023-12-04

Profitable Practices: Stripper header boosts harvest capacity, saves fuel, and builds soil health on this farm

What if there was a way to boost the number of acres harvested in a day by 20 to 50 per cent while reducing fuel consumption by a similar amount? It may sound too good to be true, but that’s…

Date: 2023-10-11

Profitable Practices: Solar grazing with Shady Creek Lamb Co.

Seven years ago, Chris Moore and Lyndsey Smith decided they needed more acres if they were going run a viable sheep farm. But rather than buy land, the partners opted to try their hand at solar grazing their Shady Creek…

Date: 2023-09-25

Profitable Practices: Intercropping with Colin Rosengren

For more than 10 growing seasons, some fields around Midale, Saskatchewan, have looked just a little different. Instead of solid fields of yellow canola or green pea stands, those traveling through might think they’re seeing both. And that’s because they…

Date: 2023-08-15

Profitable Practices: Irrigation management with Dave Bishop

There are so many things that can’t be controlled on the farm, including when Mother Nature decides to provide some moisture. Irrigation provides more control over the moisture situation — however, the water is not limitless. Maximizing the water allowance…

Date: 2023-07-14

 

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