Several years ago, Bernie McClean started out farming with next to nothing. The Glaslyn, Sask.-based producer, who serves on the SaskCanola board, says it took “a lot of creative paths” to get where he is now.
One of those paths was the decision to share a major piece of farm equipment — a John Deere 4720 high clearance sprayer — with a neighbour.
“It’s been five springs now, and it’s been very successful for us,” says McClean.
At the time, McClean’s neighbour was unsure about the advanced...