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2015: My year on the Farm

This past year I've seen many changes and had many opportunities. I wrote some of them down so I could share my year in farming.

  Thanks to Brian Kennedy at Alberta wheat, the year started out with the opportunity to go to  the Canadian International Grain Institute in Winnipeg. It was a great experience to learn more about the grains we produce and how they are promoted throughout the world. The people at CIGI were fantastic and I had a chance to talk with many fellow farmers.

Lots of valuable info from the speakers

The weather in February and March was mild and this made it easier to haul grain. Still had to push some snow though.

April brought some strong winds. YIKES!

And repairs

  Seeding started about the 20th of April with the peas going in and it was a little wet in places. Seeding went well and everything was in the ground by May 20th. This included my first ever Canola plot and Soybeans thanks to Dekalb and the help of Mitch Nesbitt and Erin McDougall.