Canadian farm equipment market expected to be softer in second half of 2018
The demand for new equipment is highly dependent on the health of the agricultural economy.
Aug 14, 2018
Brexit’s impact on the Canadian economy
FCC Senior Agricultural Economist Craig Klemmer on the Brexit 'Leave' vote and its short and long-term consequences for the global economy, Canadian economy and agriculture.
Jul 26, 2016
Watch fixed costs when increasing acres
Expanding your seeded acreage may not be as beneficial as you might think. Many factors play into whether expansion is a good business move. Sometimes, fewer acres will be more profitable, depending on equipment operating costs and manpower.
May 29, 2017
Investigate machinery costs for transition plans
Developing the business is a goal for many farm families working through transition. Truly accounting for machinery costs, however, isn’t always considered.
Mar 28, 2019
How machinery benchmarking improves farm management
According to farm business experts, knowing machinery benchmarks – how equipment costs breaks down on a per acre level – lends itself to better farm management and overall business planning.
May 30, 2019
Watch machinery costs for top profitability
Can you count on decent profits in a good year? If not, farm finance experts say you might want to re-evaluate your expenses.
Jul 04, 2019
Who really owns the right to repair farm equipment?
The computer software built into modern farm equipment is raising repair issues that carry major ramifications.
May 31, 2019
Think long term when upgrading grain storage
More storage capacity is great, but it's important to have a master plan.
Sep 07, 2016