Based out of Saskatoon, Kevin Hursh and his wife Marlene operate Hursh Consulting & Communications Inc. Kevin and Marlene manage Crop Production Week held annually in Saskatoon. As well, Kevin serves as executive director for the Saskatchewan Mustard Development Commission, the Canaryseed Development Commission of Saskatchewan and the Inland Terminal Association of Canada. Each year, Kevin is a guest speaker at scores of agricultural conferences and conventions.
Kevin Hursh serves as editor for AgriSuccess, a national bi-monthly farm management magazine published by Farm Credit Canada. He also writes a weekly agricultural column published in The Western Producer.
Kevin Hursh was born and raised on a family farm near Cabri in southwestern Saskatchewan, where he continues to operate a grain farm growing a wide array of crops. His cropping mix typically includes kabuli chickpeas, lentils, canaryseed, malting barley, and canola or mustard. Kevin and Marlene have three boys – Aaron, Nathan and Braden, who help out on the farm as their schedules allow.
Kevin Hursh graduated with distinction from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture in 1980. Before beginning his own company with Marlene, he was employed as Agriculture News Director for the BBS Saskatchewan Television Network (now CTV). This included stations in Saskatoon, Regina, Yorkton and Prince Albert.