First off, to all of our Canadian listeners — happy Canada’s Agriculture Day! We’ve got a great lineup for you on this Tuesday-that-feels-like-a-Monday on RealAg Radio. You’ll hear: Michael Hoffort of Farm Credit Canada, on looking back on his career and the current state of ag lending and finance; Tom Harrison of the Saskatchewan Stock… Read More

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced additional support for farmers and farm businesses, following last week’s announcement of $82 billion in various spending measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Parliament will reconvene March 24, 2020, to pass emergency legislation for these previously announced measures, and to release $5 billion in additional lending capacity through Farm… Read More

After a year of incredible adversity in Canadian agriculture, lenders such as Farm Credit Canada are especially alert to the needs of their clients. “We’re monitoring the financial situation,” says Michael Hoffort, president and CEO of FCC. In an interview with RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney, Hoffort says that where it’s challenging, FCC and other… Read More

 

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