76 Results for 'Canada'

NPR – BENCHMARKING FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL PERFORMANCE

Abstract: Top producers use benchmarking to compare the performance of their farm operation against that of their peers. Benchmarking assists them to identify strengths and weaknesses of their operation as well as areas in need of improvement. Historically benchmarking has ...Read More

NPR – BENCHMARKING FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL PERFORMANCE

Abstract: Transition planning, or commonly referred to as succession planning, is the intergenerational transfer of ownership (capital), management and labour. It is not a single event or a series of meetings with advisors. It is a process; a process that ...Read More

NPR – A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO TRANSITION PLANNING IN AGRICULTURE

Abstract: This contribution is about using a recent FAO’s initiative as a way to structure and organize the sustainability efforts engaged by organisations operating in the agri-food sector. Specifically it presents the case study of the Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss ...Read More

NPR – A FIRST INDUSTRY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT FOR THE CANADIAN SPHAGNUM PEAT MOSS ASSOCIATION USING THE FAO SAFA GUIDELINES

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IFMA20 Congress Presentation To IFMA19 (3mb)

Farmers have been encouraged, for many years, to apply a more formal and rigorous planning approach to their business management functions. The preferred documents accompanying the planning are strategic plans or business plans. Setting a strategy refers to developing a ...Read More

NPR – Farm Management Plans

It was not long ago when farmers were expected to be able to ‘do everything’ on their farm. A farmer’s broad skill set and abilities were directly connected to their strong sense of independence. Today, things are changing and while ...Read More

NPR – Farm Family Business Consultant Peer Group – A Review

In the realm of knowledge transfer, our thoughts primarily turn to academic and scientific communities and the transfer of theoretical research into practical terms. And, while we have a solid appreciation for the importance of farm transfer and succession for ...Read More

NPR – Transferring Knowledge And Experience To Strenghten The Agricultural Industry: Step Up™ – A Mentorship Program For Canada’s Future Farm Managers

The 2011 Census of Agriculture shows the number of farms and farmers in Canada is declining. While the world calls upon farmers for increased productivity, farmers face intensifying volatility from the marketplace, weather and in consumer trends and must manage ...Read More

NPR – 2020: Planning For The Business Management Needs Of Canadian Farmers – When You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

The primary agriculture production industry in OECD countries has been going through rapid increases in the concentration of production, giving rise to concerns about the industry developing into a bimodal distribution of farms with many small lifestyle oriented farms, a ...Read More

PR – The Extent Of The Structural Change In Primary Agriculture

As consumers regard for corporate responsibility increases, governments, industries and organizations have begun to assess the sustainability of their activities. Sustainability has many criteria, and those related to environmental impacts and economic effects are of interest to policy makers. Pulse ...Read More