Business Management

The five experiences of women farmers

January 2024—

Farm Management Canada explored the experiences of Canadian farm women in a new study. The report characterized the satisfaction, participation, recognition and support farm women experience, and identified five patterns – content, inspired, constrained, uncertain and obstructed.

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Business Management

Brutal truths about farm communication

November 2023—

Inner conflict makes clear communication difficult, and when speaking about high stakes and complex matters, just about impossible. Effective communication in business starts with a clear understanding of where you want the business to go.

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Business Management

Make more time for marketing

September 2023—

Gavin Harrison, a fifth-generation Manitoba farmer, and Bruce Warkentin, a financial advisor from Alberta, explore how a cash advance can benefit farmers’ marketing and financial strategies.

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Business Management

Carbon farming: The way of the future?

March 2023—

Agriculture can be a major part of the solution to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. In this article, Farm Management Canada provides a snapshot of carbon farming – using agriculture practices to capture carbon – and questions that require answers before it becomes common practice.

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Business Management

Which risk management programs are right for your farm?

January 2023—What are the potential risks to your projected income, and what farm insurance programs can mitigate them? MNP’s interactive Ag Risk Management Projector (ARMP) can help farmers answer those questions by providing them insight into the costs and benefits of numerous insurance risk management programs, and how to tailor them for their specific operations. “Forecasting...
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