Tag: Kevin Elmy

Soybeans Are All the Craze in Saskatchewan – Kevin Elmy

There is a new craze in Saskatchewan and it is soybeans.  I have been travelling all week with the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers and Kevin Elmy of Friendly Acre Seed Farms (Saltcoats, SK) has been wowing the crowd with indepth soybean agronomic information.  Saskatchewan farmers want to grow soybeans and that has been very clear with… Read more »

How to Use Tillage Radish in Western Canadian Rotations

Graze it. Use it as a cover crop. Use it instead of iron to break up hard pan. It would seem no matter what your cropping system, farmers in Western Canada could find a use for Tillage Radish. Nature’s own plow, the massive tap root that the crop grows in a very short amount of… Read more »

RealCropReport – East Central Saskatchewan Still Dealing with Wet Conditions in 2012

Kevin Elmy, Friendly Acre Seed Farms, farms near Saltcoats in east central Saskatchewan.  Once again the region is dealing with some wet weather.  If  Eastern Saskatchewan was to get a major dump of rain, the reality is not a good one for farmers in the area. Farmers in SE and central Saskatchewan have really had to… Read more »