As the harvest comes in, farmers are taking stock of their growing season, tallying up the figures and deciding if they can make a go of it for another year.
For more and more people that answer is no...according to Statistics Canada, the number of farms in the country is shrinking and the ones left are becoming larger and more corporate.
Meanwhile the average age of farmers is fifty-five or older.
This week on Maritime Magazine we'll meet a man who's bucking both trends.
Freelancer Lorne Daltrop brings us a profile of New Brunswick's Dave Wolpin.