Virtual reality technology will allow producers to check on their farm and diagnose problems from anywhere. It can also provide visual farm equipment manuals, as well as give city folk an opportunity to tour a farm.
There are pros and cons to incorporating a farm. Three experts weigh in on whether or not it’s something that should be considered.
Some farm families took a chance moving to another part of Canada to start fresh; despite challenges, their new operations are thriving.
Knowing how fast your farm machinery is depreciating and how to slow that depreciation is an important factor in your decision to buy more equipment.
Developing a relationship with a veterinarian now is one way livestock producers can be ready for regulatory changes that will require prescriptions for all veterinary antibiotics beginning December 2018.
Making investments is something all producers are going to have to do. It’s important to get familiar with the best strategies .
Zak and Karen Hargrove were going to take over Zak’s parents’ maple syrup company until a post-tropical storm forced them to change their plans. Now, they’re running one of the most innovative maple syrup companies in the world.
What are your retirement thoughts and plans? A quick transition to retirement, or more of an evolutionary approach?
The following fictional case study, created by BDO Canada, illustrates how the absence of a succession plan can throw a farm into turmoil when the unexpected happens.
Farmers and consumers had a hand in the expansion of Chicken Farmers of Canada's Canadian-raised chicken brand.