Farm financials in Canada and the U.S.: Considering the differences
Canadian asset values outpace U.S. growth in assets. Asset values in Canada have climbed each year over the last five, and they’re expected to continue climbing in 2017, an indication of a healthy farm economy.Mar 14, 2017
What’s ahead for 2018 balance sheets and income statements?
Are you on top of your farm financial fitness? In this post, we look at what’s ahead for 2018 balance sheets and income statements.Mar 13, 2018
Interest rates are on the rise: What's your risk tolerance?
As 2018 interest rates are expected to increase, are fixed or variable rate loans your best option?Mar 20, 2018
Calculating payback period – a helpful tool to assess projects
The payback period and discounted payback period are two useful methods to evaluate the time it will take to recover the capital outflow of an investment project.Oct 10, 2017
Will prairie cash rental rates drop in 2015?
There are very few inputs producers have the ability to negotiate and as a result, there is increased attention towards the potential for cash rental rates to decline.Sep 10, 2014
Farm debt and interest rates: What’s the connection?
Income is the primary source of repayment for loans. In this point, we'll look at interest rates and the risks they pose for the capability to meet financial obligations. Explore how to focus on efficiency to control costs, boost income and protect the ability to repay debt.Mar 21, 2017
How much debt should finance your farm’s assets?
Canadian farms’ financial leverage remains strong across all agricultural sectors.Oct 31, 2017
Why 2016-17 cash receipts look good for Canadian farmers
Canadian crop receipts are projected to increase in 2016-17, while livestock receipts are projected to decline slightly.Jun 14, 2016
Lessons in financial resilience from the U.S. downturn
As farm profit margins tighten financial resilience will be important. What can we learn from the downturn in the U.S. farm sector?Apr 3, 2018
Understanding the drivers of the Canadian dollar
FCC Senior Economist Leigh Anderson explains how the value of the Canadian dollar is decided and why a lower loonie can benefit the Canadian ag industry.Sep 7, 2016