Business Side

Business side: AgPal.ca

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) WHAT IS AGPAL? (W.N.) AgPal (AgPal.ca) is a one-stop, web-based tool to help Canadian farmers and other industry stakeholders search and find information on provincial, territorial, and federal agricultural-related programs and services. Designed with [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 39: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

THIS WILL BE our final article in our Market side series. I will continue to provide market analysis and trading insights through occasional feature articles within the Ontario Grain Farmer and updates through GrainTALK channels [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Farm continuity

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) WHEN SHOULD FARM OWNERS START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT SUCCESSION? (J.D.) Clients always ask us, “are we starting too early?” and I often feel there is some semblance of hope we will validate that question [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 38: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

LONG TERM ANALYSIS ON SOYS In June we witnessed the beginning of a bottoming formation which changed our outlook on soybeans for the first time in two years. The pattern that was displayed on the [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Energy conservation

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M.) WHAT IS THE AGRIPUMP PROGRAM? (W.L.) The AgriPump Rebate program is a new, instant rebate program to help farmers reduce their electricity use with a high-efficiency, constant pressure agricultural pump kit. The first of [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 37: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

CANDLESTICK CHARTING STAR PATTERNS Star patterns are trend reversal patterns that consist of three candlesticks. The middle of these candles forms the star. The star is similar in appearance to a doji or a spinning [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: AgriStability update

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M.) WHAT IS AGRISTABILITY? (J.J.) AgriStability is affordable coverage for the unexpected. The program provides coverage for large declines in your income that can be caused by any combination of unexpected increase in costs, hostile [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 36: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

CANDLESTICK CHARTING Tweezer patterns — The tweezer pattern is a minor trend reversal pattern that consists of two candles that exhibit almost exactly the same high or low depending if it is a downward move [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Vacant buildings

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) WHAT DO FARM OWNERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INSURING VACANT HOUSES OR BUILDINGS? (C.H.) Insurance considerations still need to be made on houses and outbuildings on any farm property, even if they are left [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: A residential landlord

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) SOME FARMERS ARE RENTING VACANT HOUSES ON FARMLAND THEY OWN OR HAVE RECENTLY ACQUIRED, WHAT DO GRAIN FARMERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BEING RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS? (B.K.) There are plenty of rules and responsibilities that [Read more]