Community conversations may lead to your next big idea
Regular meetings with others from your community can help you grow your business. Find out how you can start one in your area.Apr 29, 2016
Learn, plant, grow: A motto for success
Customer relationships are like plants – both need attention and care to thrive. By “making gardening easier”, Christie Pollack has created a horticultural hub for her customers and successful business model with room to grow.Nov 16, 2016
Despite the decline, Canadian cattle prices remain high
Cattle prices have retreated from the record highs set in 2015 and early 2016 and will continue to trend lower through 2020.Jun 22, 2016
The loonie and Canada’s ag exports: what really matters?
FCC Ag Economics: A 2015 Look at Global Trade examines the impact exchange rate fluctuations have on Canada's export values of agriculture commodities and manufactured food products.?May 2, 2016
FCC lends billions of dollars every year through our Young Farmer Loan to help young farmers keep the future of agriculture strong.Jul 7, 2017
Online versus traditional cattle sales - which fits best?
Selling cattle used to be done the same way across the board. Typically, farmers would take animals to a traditional auction market and sell them. But in the last couple of decades, there's been a growing trend of producers moving to online marketing.Mar 8, 2018
New seed joint venture a big win for Canadian producers
Two regionally strong Canadian agricultural seed companies from both sides of Canada’s linguistic divide are joining forces...Jul 11, 2018
Apple growers get creative to deal with impact of frost
The Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association reports the province lost 40 per cent of its apple crop this year, with the majority of the loss in low-lying regions of the province. However, NSFGA president, Larry Lutz, says while some orchards experienced as much as a 98 per cent loss, that was not the case across the province.Oct 4, 2018