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 08, 2018
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
How to be an agvocate on social media – and do it well
John Deere marketing expert and Agvocate Jennifer Christie shares her best practices for speaking positively for agriculture on social media.
Sep 16, 2016
Real-world lessons from farm-built brands
Allen and Heather McWilliam left the hustle and bustle of Victoria, B.C., and bought a farm up-island near Courtenay. This was more than the beginning of their ag career. It was the start of a brand journey.
Jan 03, 2018
Three Farmers: 5 lessons to take your product from field to shelf
For entrepreneurs Natasha and Elysia Vandenhurk, the success of Three Farmers Camelina oil came from hard work, belief in their product and a commitment to telling the story of the farmers who grow it.
Feb 23, 2017
Sustainability: no longer just a buzzword
While everyone seems to have a different definition of sustainability, many initiatives are having a big effect on Canadian producers.
May 28, 2018
Is there an online store in your future?
Learn how Canadian ag businesses are adapting to the digital reality of creating online stores to sell products.
May 28, 2018
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
When you’re ready to take your first step or the next step in starting or expanding your operation, we have the financing to get you on the right path.
Jul 07, 2017
Green seed a challenge for some canola producers
Challenging harvest conditions in 2018 downgraded western canola, but some options may still be open to affected growers.
Feb 14, 2019