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: Greenhouse innovation with Red Sun Farms

Red Sun Farms in Kingsville, Ont., is one of 170 greenhouse vegetable farms in Ontario. Across the province, the Ontario greenhouse vegetable industry grows tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers in 3,900 acres of greehhouse, producing 521 million kilograms of fresh vegetables…

Date: 2024-05-09

Profitable Practices: Producing beef and biogas with Carl Frook

How does an on-farm biodigester and 2,200 beef cattle merge to make a farm more profitable and sustainable? On this episode of RealAgriculture’s Profitable Practices, Carl Frook shares how Frook Farms and Mar Creek Renewables have come together to help…

Date: 2024-02-21

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

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