54 episodes

Mind Your Farm Business (MYFB) is an audio series featuring thought-provoking leading business management experts in an engaging format and is brought to you by RBC.

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Mind Your Farm Business (MYFB) is an audio series featuring thought-provoking leading business management experts in an engaging format and is brought to you by RBC.

    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 56: How to bump farm profitability at the meeting — not kitchen — table

    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 56: How to bump farm profitability at the meeting — not kitchen — table

    Family farms that hold regular business meetings are 21 per cent more profitable than those who don’t. That may be, but the mere mention of “meeting” likely makes you roll your eyes or maybe grumble in disapproval. Family meetings might bring up some not-so-pleasant memories, but Elaine Froese, farm family coach, says it doesn’t have... Read More

    • 20 min
    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 55: Training the next generation of farm leaders

    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 55: Training the next generation of farm leaders

    Farming is such a diverse industry with so many operation types that add value to the industry. Canadian Young Farmers’ Forum (CYFF) was established in 1997, with the goal to assist young farmers with information while exchanging ideas that lead to progressive strategies, to ensure farming success in Canada. The organization hosts speakers and innovative... Read More

    • 26 min
    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 54: Leveraging the power of an advisory board

    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 54: Leveraging the power of an advisory board

    Creating an advisory board for your farm business can be an effective way to bring outside experience, perspective, and expertise on to the farm, without adding to the management team. As some farms are learning, the overall size and complexity of the farm business has grown far beyond what just one, or a few people... Read More

    • 16 min
    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 53: Data driven profit decisions

    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 53: Data driven profit decisions

    Yield maps aren’t the only data points to collect and analyze. Farms generate all sorts of information that could be useful in determining profit, wasted time or resources, or identifying opportunity. The trouble is, some farms are either generating data with no clear means of using it, or are missing out on capturing simple data... Read More

    • 17 min
    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep. 52: Buying the farm — one share at a time

    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep. 52: Buying the farm — one share at a time

    Emotion, money, and legacy are three factors that can potentially contribute to a very bumpy farm business succession. A farm transition doesn’t have to end badly, but too often farm families ignore best practices for a succession, based on the illusion that your farm is different from everyone else’s. While every farm is unique in... Read More

    • 23 min
    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 51: Navigating farm support programs

    Mind Your Farm Business, Ep 51: Navigating farm support programs

    If you’re frustrated by how government support programs are designed or overwhelmed by navigating the paperwork, you’re certainly not alone. The numbers speak for themselves — enrolment in the main suite of federal programs has been dropping steadily for years. A recent letter from the Standing Committee on Agriculture to the Minister of Agriculture and... Read More

    • 15 min

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