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]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 35: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

CANDLESTICK CHARTING This lesson we will continue to explore basic candles. HAMMER AND HANGING MAN If I had to guess which candles rank in order of importance after the doji, I would have to say [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Business taxes

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) CAN YOU SHARE SOME YEAR-ROUND TAX TIPS FOR FARM BUSINESSES? (W.R) The best advice I can give isn’t just to farmers, it’s to anyone filing taxes — get organized. The best way to do [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 34: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

CANDLESTICK CHARTING This lesson we will continue to explore basic candles. GRAVESTONE DOJI The doji is one of the most significant candlestick formations and is created when the open and close for a day are [Read more]

Features

Location, location, location

THE COMPETITIVE LAKE ONTARIO EXPORT MARKET

ONE OF THE most encouraging things to watch in the Ontario grain markets through the 2017 harvest period was how strong cash basis levels have remained despite a rather large crop both within Ontario, and [Read more]

Features

Higher production and market demands

THE ONTARIO CORN ECONOMY

CORN IS AN incredibly important crop to the Ontario economy. From Windsor in the southwest to the Québec border and north to Earlton, cornfields are a predominant default of the rural landscape. Whether it is [Read more]