Where do You Go From Here? Tips for Planning the Next Phase of Your Farm


Have you recently taken over the farm? Or are you about to begin the hand-over to the next generation? Or, just maybe, your New Year’s resolution was to up your farm business management game. Whatever your reasons, Jacqueline Gerrard, of Backswath Management, will be presenting some top management tips at Crop Connect ’15.

The second annual Crop Connect event, slated for February 17 and 18, 2015 at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg, will cover timely agronomic issues and grain market trends, but there’s a strong farm business side to the conference as well. As Gerrard explains in this preview of her presentation, skyrocketing land prices, volatile grain markets and an aging farm population has many farm businesses unsure about whether now is the time to expand, contract, diversify or specialize. Gerrard says she’ll help farmers focus those questions with six key points in mind. Check out the interview below to hear more.

Follow this link for more on CropConnect and to register (early bird deadline is January 20th! That’s today….)

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