Leadership, Motivation and Sharing Your Vision — October 19, 2014

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Michelle Painchaud offers advice on managing the farm like a business, motivating employees through leadership and appreciation, and vision and goal setting. Video highlights: • Recognize your farm as a business and manage family like employees • Leadership and sense of appreciation are top traits that motivate employees • Create a vision for your business […]


Ask an Expert: Understanding Trade Agreements — October 13, 2014

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Negotiations for a trade agreement between Canada and the European Union will mean more opportunities for Canadian producers. Video highlights: CETA stands for: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement • Canada will have an advantage over other countries exporting to the European market once a trade agreement takes effect • Agreement will eliminate almost all tariffs […]


Leadership: Adapting to Change — October 10, 2014

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To keep up with today’s markets, technology and influences, leaders must be more than managers, they need to be able to adapt quickly to changing scenarios. Video highlights : • Leaders need to be multi-disciplinary, so they can adapt and feel comfortable in different roles • Maintaining a status quo is equal to regression because […]




FCC Economic Spotlight: OECD-FAO Outlook — September 28, 2014

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Plan strategically as FCC Senior Ag Economist James Bryan shares a 10-year outlook from the OECD-FAO for the world ag economy. In developed regions, growth in consumption is expected to slow In Canada, beef consumption is expected to grow 4% – and production 9% Canada will need to increase beef exports to keep up with […]


Canada’s Farm Progress Show 2014: Power Pin Inc — September 28, 2014

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Hear how Power Pin became an industry mainstay and watch CEO Brain Olson show why his newest hitches could be about to dominate another sector of the hitching market. Video highlights:  In 1997, Power Pin started with one partner – now sells to major brands all over the world  Power Pin currently produces 250,000 trailer […]