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Leasing verses buying: What is the better financial decision?

Leasing is gaining a toe-hold in agriculture, and for good reason. While leasing is not a fit for all farms or farmers, it can offer key advantages in some situations.

Winning in contract crop battles

Can your farm books benefit by leveraging competition? We asked an industry veteran and a “Generation X” farm business instructor.

New software provides risk potential insights

Manitoba Agriculture’s latest production cost calculator offers producers a new aid in calculating risk factors, planning next season, making input choices and marketing decisions.

Succession planning: What you need to know from a finance expert

Lance Stockbrugger, chartered accountant and farmer, explains that setting your farm up for succession success sometimes means paying a little more in the short term so you can realize long-term goals.
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Take Control Over Marketing Your Commodity

A cash advance from the Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) gives farmers more control to market their crops and livestock when the time and price is best. » Read more