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Avoid a cash crunch

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development has an online cash flow analyzer. The analyzer is a spreadsheet that allocates an operation’s cash requirements throughout the year, allowing the user to create a cash flow budget, and identify those months with the largest draws. It can also be used to calculate demands on operating loan and the resulting […] Read more

Alberta Agriculture releases 2014 edition of CropChoice$

The software has 40 dryland and irrigated crops scenarios, and can calculate probabilities for achieving margins

The 2014 edition of CropChoice$ planning tool is now out. “CropChoice$ is a crop budgeting and risk management software program that’s updated every year with recent crop insurance information from AFSC (Agricultural Financial Services Corporation) and projected crop costs,” said Jason Wood, crops economist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. “It allows farmers to calculate […] Read more