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You can’t get with the (farm) plan until you create one

There’s a lot of power in sitting down as a family and writing down your short-term and long-term goals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Got a plan for 2016? If not, you can start by reviewing the goals you had for last year, says a provincial farm financial specialist. “This is an important process,” said Rick Dehod. “Reflecting on how you have done helps you set goals for the farm business in 2016 and influences what you feel is […] Read more

Farmers standing beside grain truck near auger and grain bins.

As storm clouds gather, farmers urged to batten down the hatches

Experts say current grain prices are normal, knowing your cost of production critical, and hope is not a marketing strategy

Reading Time: 5 minutes It was standing room only at every FarmTech market outlook session, and the faces told the tale: anxious-looking producers leaning forward, hanging on every word, searching for rays of hope as the storm clouds roll in. But the message was blunt — there will be no quick bounce-back from the steep fall in grain and […] Read more