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The show must go on — at least in part

Live agricultural main events have been cancelled, but check out these virtual events

Even as some of the major crop and livestock trade shows and conferences have decided to cancel their full events in late 2020 and into early 2021, that doesn’t mean there aren’t still some virtual or online activities. Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) made the tough decision last summer to cancel its 50th anniversary show in […] Read more

It’s important that best management practices like budgeting and cash flow projection keep pace as your farm expands.

Superforecasting: When politics meet farm financials

Farm Management: Use financial forecasts for long-term business planning

Forecasting is all around us. From the weather to next year’s kindergarten enrolment to the U.S. presidential election. No matter how accurate past forecasts are, many seek out new information to make decisions. Anticipating what the future might hold helps with preparedness and planning. Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner researched and co-authored the book Superforecasting: […] Read more


More hay and feed listing services

I was reminded there may be other hay, straw and feed listing services available to farmers looking to buy or sell products this fall. Do a search and check them out on-line. Steve from the TownPost (launched in 2010) based in Barrhead, AB says their family-owned business offers free on-line classifieds to rural Albertans. Along with […] Read more

Hay and so much more available on-line

Several websites help farmers connect with farmers and other suppliers

Western Canadian farmers and ranchers looking to buy or sale hay or almost anything else concerning beef production can tap into some new as well as established on-line listing services. Most of the websites help producers either buy or sell forages, but some sites offer much broader services too. And aside from forages etc at […] Read more


AgVisor Pro operating team continues to grow

The information matchmaker - what happens at AgVisor Pro stays at AgVisor Pro

By Lee Hart I don’t want to appear to be the PR department for AgVisor Pro, but Rob Saik who founded the company about a year ago, along with co-conspirator Patrick Walther is very good at keeping the world informed as the service that connects farmers with expert advice around the country continues to grow. […] Read more