VIDEO: People skills key to economic success

Part 5: This series looks at how farmers, agriculture consultants and service providers are professionalizing agriculture by integrating the many skills required by today’s complex and challenging industry. You can follow the entire series here. NIVERVILLE, Man. — Farmers still need the hard-nosed skills that they have always had, but softer people skills are also […] Read more


Modern ag

This series looks at how farmers, agriculture consultants and service providers are professionalizing agriculture by integrating the many skills required by today’s complex and challenging industry. Surrounded by professionals – ALTONA, Man. — It’s a busy day at B and S Farm, with Eldon Klippenstein on the phone with his broker, hedging 2016-17 corn. He’s […] Read more


Farm consultants explore network services

Tax, risk management, farm management and real estate specialists meet to talk about fragmented advisory industry

Part 3: This series looks at how farmers, agriculture consultants and service providers are professionalizing agriculture by integrating the many skills required by today’s complex and challenging industry. You can follow the entire series here. Lots of farmers have been scrambling to cope with the increasingly complex and unforgiving world of agriculture. They aren’t alone. […] Read more



Farm families urged to deal with risks before a crisis hits

Part 2: This series looks at how farmers, agriculture consultants and service providers are professionalizing agriculture by integrating the many skills required by today’s complex and challenging industry. You can follow the entire series here. Thousands of farms have been wrecked by an f-word that has nothing to do with farming. It’s “family,” and it’s […] Read more


VIDEO: The new professionals: farmers learn new roles

Being successful means having marketing and agronomy expertise
and business and financial management skills

Part 1: This series looks at how farmers, agriculture consultants and service providers are professionalizing agriculture by integrating the many skills required by today’s complex and challenging industry. You can follow the entire series here. WAWANESA, Man. — Simon Ellis hasn’t dealt with many of the down times in western Canadian farming, at least not […] Read more