Feature

Talking Stats

Statistics provide a report card on agriculture acres by crop, production, profitability and trade. StatCan in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are developing innovative ways to collect data without contacting farmers. This moves past a survey-first approach to reduce the burden on farm operators.

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Farmer Panel

Business Relationships

Your farm relies on good relationships. These four farmers describe the most important relationships for their farm business and explain the characteristics they look for when choosing who to work with.

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Business Management

7 practices to improve farm management

Farm Management Canada has identified seven practices that are common
among top farmers. One is to have a written business plan that they follow and
review annually. Only 26 per cent of farmers do this, according to an FMC survey.

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The Editor's Desk

Event Horizon

Nobody likes to get beat over the head with “you should do this” messages. A large percentage of people don’t like to get told what to do at all or by any means: Beat over the head. Rap on the knuckles. Kid gloves. But how about subtle persuasion? Here is a series of memorable events...
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Alberta Bulletin

The Alberta Canola Producers Commission is seeking four canola growers to serve as directors on the board of directors for a three-year term. This year, directors are needed in regions 3, 6, 9 and 12. Alberta Canola divides Alberta into 12 regions, with each region electing a producer director to represent the canola growers within...
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