How good times complicate farm transition
The farm sector’s recovery and strengthening the last 15 years has created the need for nuance in succession and estate planning.Feb 22, 2018
Rising asset values change the discussion
High asset values don't necessarily translate into a high level of annual income. That can make for difficult discussions as parents attempt to be fair to farming and non-farming kids.Feb 21, 2018
What if the incoming generation can’t afford the farm?
In most farm transfers, it's almost impossible for the incoming generation to pay full value for the farm's assets. How does your transition plan deal with this?Feb 21, 2018
Tile drainage: The ultimate risk-management investment
Tile drainage, while expensive, is a proven way to boost production and revenue and can be a great risk management tool.Feb 16, 2016
Good times increase the need for financing
Although it may seem counterintuitive, profitability in agriculture actually increases the need for financing and spurs new financing options.Sep 16, 2016
Are farmland values heating up in your region?
The 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report is out. Nationwide, values are up 8.4%. But what does that mean in your part of the country?Jun 12, 2018
2016 Farmland Values: Looking at the numbers
Farmland values continue to rise in 2016, but that's not the whole story. J.P. Gervais compares the national and provincial averages and the factors that influenced them.Apr 10, 2017
3 takeaways from the 2015 FCC Farmland Values Report
Farmland values continue to increase in Canada. JP Gervais explains where and why the biggest increases occur.Apr 11, 2016
2015 FCC Farmland Values Report
Get valuable insight into provincial and national land values across Canada with this overview of the 2015 Farmland Values Report.Sep 7, 2016
Does the farmland market make sense?
Do the current farmland market valuations make sense? It’s a matter of farm income and interest rates.Apr 17, 2018