Taking the Guesswork Out of Farm Finances

Ryan Marshall learned a lot from his father growing up on a cash crop farm. But one thing they rarely talked about was farm finances. Like many farmers, the Marshalls tended to focus on budgeting crop inputs and taking a snapshot of the farm finances once…READ MORE

CAPI Case Studies: Island Abbey Foods – Success Traits

“Agriculture requires constant innovation,” says John Rowe, CEO of Island Abbey Foods (IAF), “especially if you want to have success over a long period of time.” He should know; it took Rowe’s company 15 years to develop the world’s first and only method to dehydrate honey…READ MORE

From Agronomist to Farm Business Manager

Jennifer Doleman says she’s had to learn farm business management from the inside out. An agronomist by trade, Doleman now plays a key management role with Barclay Dick & Son Farm Supply near Renfrew, Ontario. Evaluating soil tests and making crop input recommendations is very different…READ MORE

Helping Farmers Think Like Bankers

Experience and hard work has taught Whitecrest Mushrooms owner/operator Murray Good how to produce and process high-quality mushrooms. But to grow his Putnam, Ontario-based business, Good knows he has to take his farm business management skills to another level. The first thing he says he needs…READ MORE

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