Advisors are an important part of any farm team. Here are some tips to help you find the right ones for your operation.
Learn how tracking farm gifts like unpaid labour and lending equipment can help you preserve relationships and set clear expectations.
Joining the operation as a junior partner takes grit, work ethic and a solid plan to show your value. Family business consultant Jolene Brown shares lessons every next gen in a transition needs to know.
Consumers want to know more about agriculture and hear it from the farmers producing their food.
Workforce shortages take a toll on the farm. According to the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council, the economic impact of not having workers on Canadian farms almost doubled in four years.
Are you operating a family-first business or a business-first family? Family business consultant Jolene Brown breaks down these concepts and why it’s important to know the difference.
A business management team can be an advantage, but just a minority of producers builds one.
Seeking a second opinion can be a prudent on-farm decision-making measure, but beware being engulfed by a tidal wave of viewpoints.
Proactive business planning requires more than one annual visit to the accountant.
Long-term land leases have both positives and negatives for landlords and renters, experts say, and it's important all parties know the possibilities before reaching an agreement.