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B.C. sustainable ranching program accepting applications this summer

Youth: News Roundup from the June 2019 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Students looking for knowledge and experience they can apply to ranching, should take note of Thompson Rivers University’s Applied Sustainable Ranching diploma. The two-year program requires students to live on a home or mentor ranch or farm during the program, to gain operational experience and a feel for the farming or ranching culture. Students living […] Read more

(l-r) Sue and Richard DeBruijn, Sam and Janeen Covlin, Arlette Seib.

The basics of farm sustainability

Three farm families from Saskatchewan offer their approach to sustainable farming

The heart of sustainability for three Saskatchewan ranch families is the deep desire to make a living from the land. While many have chosen to move on to other careers with a steady income, these families have found ways to stay in farming. For Arlette and Allen Seib of Watrous, the journey toward sustainability meant […] Read more