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Jason Craig and his wife Jenn with their two children, Jayden and Jemma.

Meet your farming neighbours: The Craigs

This is the story of Jason Craig and 
his family farm, near Delburne, Alta.

Every farm has its own story. No two farms (or farmers) are exactly alike. Everyone got started in a different way, and every farm has a different combination of family and hired staff who make the decisions and keep things running. But, in general, even after you consider all of the details, farmers are more […] Read more

Codie Stoain is a young Saskatchewan farmer offering custom spraying and trucking services in hopes of one day being able to afford to expand his own land base.

Custom operators are farmers too

Farmer Panel: Whether your farm is growing, holding steady 
or downsizing, custom work has a fit

Starting out, winding down or expanding the farm business or somewhere in between — those are among the good reasons producers for this Farmer Panel are providing custom farming services. Ultimately custom farming is about providing some extra cash flow or farm income when the equipment lineup may be somewhat oversized for the farm land […] Read more

Are you a ‘farmwife’ or ‘farminist’ or both?

Are you a ‘farmwife’ or ‘farminist’ or both?

How do you see yourself? What does being a farm woman mean to you?

Country Guide senior editor Maggie Van Camp is a widow, mom, journalist and chicken farmer who coined a new term at CAFA’s (Canadian Association of Farm Advisors) Update in Guelph in May. Maggie proposed that the culture of agriculture needs a new mindset to speak to the many women farm operators in our country, women […] Read more