Talking transition: Getting everyone to the table
Farm transition expert Elaine Froese on the best approaches for talking transition with your parents.
Mar 27, 2018
Family first or farm first?
Running a family farm is a source of great pride, resilience and strength in our industry – it’s also an ongoing balancing act. Does the family come first or does the farm come first?
Aug 28, 2017
Too young to retire
For Shaun and Ellen Grueter, their ultimate goals are clear. They want to become full-time farmers, move to the country, and raise a family on the farm. But realizing their dreams isn’t easy.
Feb 21, 2018
Relocating the farm produces new opportunities
Some farm families took a chance moving to another part of Canada to start fresh; despite challenges, their new operations are thriving.
Oct 30, 2017
Talking transition: Doing conflict well
Farm transition expert Elaine Froese on why conflict resolution is one of the most critical skills a farm business can have.
Jul 24, 2018
Good farm succession plans allow for change
Things don’t always go according to plan. In succession planning, people, situations and expectations can change – sometimes quickly.
Feb 27, 2017
Overcoming challenges in succession planning
Dr. John Fast, President of Family Enterprise Solutions, shares tips and strategies to help you create an effective succession plan for your operation.
Apr 29, 2016
Balancing eggs and life
A New Brunswick egg farm is ready to transition to the next generation of the family. But it wasn’t always clear that would happen.
May 28, 2018
Olympic gold medal hockey player Haley Wickenheiser reveals her secret to playing under pressure.
May 16, 2013
6 questions for transitioning farm skills
If you're part of a transition - as the owner or successor - answer these questions and use the related tools to help you formalize the process and get on the right path.
Feb 21, 2018