As 2018 ends, many want to forget about the tough harvest this past year. Everything from drought and high DON levels, to frost in August and snow in September — it all played a major factor of the stress of farming and hampered this year’s crop quality and tonnage. The wonky harvest caused a lot… Read More

There have definitely been some real challenges this growing season across many parts of the Prairies. Although some areas have received adequate moisture, the majority of acres have been under a drier bias when it comes to weather conditions. With this variability comes decision making, but you have to make sure you are getting out… Read More

The 2015 growing season is not only in the books, it’s also up on YouTube. Thanks to UAVs, GoPro cameras and simple film-editing software, it’s become easier to capture breathtaking visuals from each growing season. So whether you’re dreaming of getting back into the field as the snow starts to fly, curious what kind of airseeder… Read More

Farming can be a strange business, even stranger can be some of the things you find in your field.  From crop circles, artillery shells to burned up stolen vehicles (2 out of 3 were at Serfas Farms) farmers are always finding strange things popping out of the ground or left for no one to ever… Read More

Over the past couple of days, I have been reading and seeing a bunch of different articles in relation to keeping young farmers on the farm and attracting first generation farmers. My question? Why is it any different than any other entrepreneurial business. I’m sure that there are tens of thousands of people across Canada… Read More

The press conference following Royal Assent of Bill C-18 in the House of Commons was like a cross between a New Years party and an awards ceremony for the farmers that support marketing choice.   There was cheering, shout-outs and thank you speeches. To say that many in the room were excited would be an understatement…. Read More

By Kevin Serfas, Farmer in Southern Alberta Its one of those moments in time where you say, “where were you when Princess Diana passed away?” Recently we had another where you moment when the Federal Conservatives were re-elected with a majority government.  I can definitely tell you where I was…… It was May 2 and… Read More