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Farms in financial good shape, says Farm Credit Canada

Although total farm debt in Canada now tops $100 billion, the sector is “well positioned to thrive in the current economic and financial environment,” says the chief economist with Farm Credit Canada. “The current debt-to-asset ratio in agriculture remains lower than the 10-year average… and farm liquidity remains healthy,” said JP Gervais. A relatively low […] Read more

E-learning tutorial offers basics on farm financial statements

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has a new online e-learning tutorial called Understanding Farm Financial Statements and their Measurement. The tutorial offers the basics on farm financial statements, their interaction, and measurements, said farm financial specialist Rick Dehod. This e-learning series is set up so that it may be viewed in part or in its entirety. […] Read more