Business Side

Business side: Life insurance

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M) WHY IS LIFE INSURANCE IMPORTANT? (C.A.) Life insurance can be hard to discuss, but it’s imperative to protecting the financial security of your family and farm business by providing a tax-free lump sum benefit [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 28: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

This monthly educational series will feature the basic workings of the futures and options markets and how they can be utilized to help farmers with risk management. GAP TYPES (EXHAUSTION AND ISLAND REVERSAL) Our third [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Business opportunities

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M.) THERE ARE A LOT OF FARM BUSINESS PROGRAMS, GRANTS, AND WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE. HOW CAN FARMERS TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THESE? (M.M.) Many funding and grant program applications like Growing Forward 2 (GF2) require workshop [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 27: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

This monthly educational series will feature the basic workings of the futures and options markets and how they can be utilized to help farmers with risk management. GAP TYPES – PART ONE GAPS OCCUR AT [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Insuring the business

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M.) INSURANCE IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF RISK MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTING THE FARM BUSINESS. WHAT ARE SOME TYPES OF BUSINESS RELATED INSURANCE COVERAGE FARMERS SHOULD CONSIDER IN ADDITION TO TRADITIONAL FARM POLICIES? (L.N.) Farmers need [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 26: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

This monthly educational series will feature the basic workings of the futures and options markets and how they can be utilized to help farmers with risk management. GAP THEORY Gaps are indicated on a chart [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: On-farm fire prevention

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

(J.M.) WHAT ADVICE CAN YOU GIVE ONTARIO FARMERS TO MANAGE THE RISK OF FIRE? (J.Z.) There are four main contributors or (causes) to on-farm fires — faulty electrical/mechanical equipment, heating equipment, misuse of ignition sources, [Read more]

Market Side

Market side: Futures trading basics

LESSON 25: TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

This monthly educational series features the basic workings of the futures and options markets and how they can be utilized to help farmers with risk management. FLAGS AND PENNANTS Flags and pennants are among the [Read more]