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In this edition - January 10, 2020

Understanding the farm business value is useful for more than just sale situations. Financial experts say both general assessments and more in-depth business valuations are practical in multiple ways, including developing tax and transition plans.

Workforce shortages take a toll on the farm. According to the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council, the economic impact of not having workers on Canadian farms almost doubled in four years.

Climate change, protectionism and automation are the three top disruptors likely to shape Canadian businesses in agriculture and food manufacturing in 2020. Here’s how.

In case you missed it

What will you do differently in the new year? Wellness and goal-setting advice for farmers to make and keep your resolutions.

Allison Finnamore

Based on the East Coast, Allison Finnamore has spent over 25 years as a freelance agricultural journalist, farm-to-business communications consultant and writer throughout North America. She’s been the editor of FCC Knowledge Newsletter since 2008.

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