Business Side

Business side: Advanced Payments Program

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

Why was the Advance Payments Program developed and who is it for? The Advance Payments Program (APP) was established by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to assist producers in managing their cash flow. Currently the program [Read more]

Business Side

Business side: Advanced Payments Program

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS

Why was the Advance Payments Program developed and who is it for? The Advance Payments Program (APP) was established by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to assist producers in managing their cash flow. Currently the program [Read more]

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Features

Mobile marketing

THE ADVANTAGE OF SELLSMART AND AGBIDS AT HARVEST how times have changed. Fifteen years ago, when I started writing management articles, the message to farmers was that they needed to think of themselves as the [Read more]

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Features

The importance of infrastructure

MOVING CANADA’S RECORD CORN AND SOYBEAN CROPS “ontario just had its biggest corn crop in history, and the US has shifted from being our biggest competitor to one of our biggest customers.  If you are [Read more]

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Marketing the Pool

A GREAT OPTION FOR YOUR WHEAT over the next few months, the Wheat Marketing Team at Grain Farmers of Ontario has plans to make the Wheat Pool a more visible marketing option to farmers. At [Read more]

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Market volatility

CREATING A GRAIN MARKETING PLAN the behaviour of grain markets today seems to bear no resemblance to the markets of 15, or even five years ago. It poses a greater challenge to farmers looking to [Read more]

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Features

Global economic outlook

MARKET INFLUENCES IN 2013 the global economy continued to experience a weaker performance at the end of 2012 and will likely continue on the same note throughout 2013. Current macro trends will also continue to [Read more]

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US market outlook

FALLOUT FROM THE DROUGHT as us farmers combined the last fields of soybeans, many agreed the results from 2012’s exceptional drought could have been a lot worse. The November United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) [Read more]