Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney. On this episode, we hear a clip from an interview with Paul Wells on the current political landscape in Canada as Justin Trudeau and Pierre Poilievre face off in Ottawa. Jack Bobo with The Nature Conservancy talks sustainability being a… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. Today’s show is bought to you by PRIDE Seeds. We will hear from: Stuart Person with MNP, on reducing financial stress on the farm; Cornie Thiessen with ADAMA Canada, on the decision to pull Silencer out of Western Canada; and, Russ Crawford on a… Read More

It’s a stressful world out there, there’s no doubt about it. Whether it be personal stress, emotional stress, or financial stress…the list goes on. One of the stressors we do have some power to dial down a bit, says Stuart Person, senior vice president of MNP, is financial stress. This can be done through three… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show we hear from Jeff Barlow, Ontario farmer and director for Grain Farmers of Ontario, on shipping issues through the St. Lawrence Seaway, and Dr. Samantha Yammine on navigating the infodemic and identifying misinformation when dealing with science. As well, don’t miss… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to RealAg Radio. Today’s show is brought to you by UFA Cooperative! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Kevin Grier, of Kevin Grier Market Analysis and Consulting, on food the price inflation blame-game; David Przednowek, CN Rail on the grain movement season to date; and, Hear an excerpt… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio! Guest host Kelvin Heppner is joined by Brett Anderson, with Accuweather, on the Canadian winter forecast; Tyler Fulton, with Canadian Cattle Association, on the Canadian government’s new methane emissions reduction plan and what it means for cattle producers; and Greg Sears, chair for the… Read More

On July 28, the federal, provincial, and territorial ministers met to hammer out an agreement-in-principle for the next version of the ag policy framework (APF). Beginning April 1, 2023, the next version will be called the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (SCAP), and will include some big changes from the current version, including more total funding… Read More

On today’s episode of RealAg Radio hear from Steve Funk, with MNP, about potential changes to business risk management under the new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Program. Also on the show is Josh Linville, with StoneX, with a fertilizer market update, and learn about a new program called Farmer Coach, from Kristjan Hebert and Evan Shout…. Read More

Bill C-208, an act to amend the Income Tax Act, received royal assent in June of 2021. The act, which governs the rules and regulations regarding the transfer of agriculture businesses between family members, was applauded by many in the farming industry. Farm business advisors and accountants might be telling farmers and ranchers that changes… Read More

Year-end financial statements aren’t just for year-end reviews — especially if they happen months after the year-end. Realistically, if you’re not reviewing the books until months later, the decisions being made in the present aren’t fully informed by the reality of the business situation, says Lisa Miller, partner with MNP Agriculture, based at Edmonton, Alta…. Read More

A recent study by Farm Management Canada found that 63 per cent of Canada’s producers say they understand and can use financial information for decision-making purposes. Further, producers who have a financial plan and use their financial information to inform decision-making were found to increase their profitability by up to 525 per cent, according to… Read More

While much of the attention around the federal budget release on Monday was focused on the billions of dollars in new spending and programs, the budget also includes a significant measure that will make it more attractive for incorporated farms to purchase certain types of capital, including tractors, trucks, and other farm machinery. The budget,… Read More

 

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