Producers should be mindful that the slowdown in land value growth could increase their risk and that land values must be in synch with variables such as net income, interest rates, commodity prices and productivity, experts say.
Do the current farmland market valuations make sense? It’s a matter of farm income and interest rates.
When times are good, the division of what's fair, right and equal in farm transition can be a challenge for farm and off-farm children.
In this second of a five-part series examining what lies in the year ahead, we look at the role farmland values will play in Canadian agri-food competitiveness.
Farmland, equipment and quota values have appreciated dramatically over the past decade, altering the dynamics for transferring a farm to the next generation.
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 preparation deal with this?