13 Results for 'University of Saskatchewan'

PR – RETURNS TO RECORD-KEEPING AND BENCHMARKING FOR CANADIAN COW-CALF PRODUCERS

Abstract: Farmers and ranchers seek to adopt appropriate management tools and utilize a variety of strategies to reduce costs, increase productivity, and improve overall performance. This paper examines how farm management tools, specifically record keeping and benchmarking, effect production and ...Read More

PR – RETURNS TO RECORD-KEEPING AND BENCHMARKING FOR CANADIAN COW-CALF PRODUCERS

Abstract: The paper explores how crop choices within a farm simulation game are influenced by the entrepreneurial orientation (EO) of participants. To do so, we employs a survey on demographics and management style to estimate the riskiness of crop choices ...Read More

PR – THE EFFECT OF ENTREPRENURIAL ORIENTATION ON CROP PORTFOLIO CHOICE: RESULTS FROM A STUDENT SIMULATION

Abstract: Agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions account for 31% of all emissions in Manitoba in 2012. With the rising trend in Canada (and in Manitoba) in these emissions, efforts are now aimed at finding ways to reduce them. Effort is ...Read More

PR – CREATING PROFITABILITY AND LOWERING GREENHOUSE GASES: A STUDY OF SELECTED MANITOBA COW-CALF FARMS

Abstract: This paper analyses current farmland prices in five US states and five Canadian provinces to assess whether and to what extent there are current price premiums for “irrational exuberance” and non-farm influences such as urbanization, hobby farms, commercial development ...Read More

PR – SUSTAINABLE LAND VALUES AND PRICE PREMIUMS FOR NORTH AMERICAN FARMLAND

Abstract: Previous research on agricultural innovation has focused on the role farm-level characteristics play in the rate of adoption. While existing studies have accounted for the effects of farm level characteristics such as gross sales and experience on adoption, recent ...Read More

PR – FACTORS AFFECTING ABSORPTIVE CAPACITY AMONG WESTERN CANADIAN GRAIN FARMS

Abstract: In light of the increasing importance of fresh vegetable demand, examining the role of a new marketing organization in the province is important as it might bring about a major realignment of the Saskatchewan fresh produce market. This paper ...Read More

PR – THE PRAIRIE FRESH FOOD CORPORATION

The succession planning process should start years if not decades before the transfers take place. Unfortunately most farm couples in the exiting generation have not saved enough money outside the farm business to finance their retirement. They have to rely ...Read More

NPR – Problems With Farm Succession: The Case Of Saskatchewan, Canada (p164-169)

An analysis of Canadian farmland risk and return on investment shows that a Farmland Real Estate Investment Trust (F-REIT) and gold would have significantly enhanced portfolio performance over the past 35 years. Investors who desire low risk portfolios would not ...Read More

PR – Improving Investment Diversification: Is Farmland As Good As Gold? (p396-405)

Historically, market exuberance can be a major problem in farmland pricing. The objective of this paper is to examine possible underlying mechanisms that result in irrational market exuberance for teaching and extension. Price expectations are examined as a possible underlying ...Read More

PR – A Model Of Land Bid Values In Times Of Market Exuberance (p359-365)

This paper deals with the problem of assessing the risks involved in a business plan. Business plans are popular for summarizing and assessing the potential performance of a new or existing business. They present a plan for the business’s operations, ...Read More