NextGeneration

Transferring your business to the next generation: Do you have a plan?

Binny Bhinder, CA Have you thought about transferring your business ownership and management to future generations? If so, you need to consider issues such as timing, retaining control after the transfer and tax consequences. Timing and control are important considerations, as you may want to continue to be involved in …

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Agriculture Around the World

Agriculture Around the World What’s the state of agriculture away from our beautiful home of British Columbia? While China and India seem to be flourishing, other regions, such as the Mediterranean and conflict-ridden Ukraine, have seen better days. Let’s summarize some of the most important aspects of agriculture in some …

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Famous People in Agriculture

This week, we’re bringing you the famous farmers series. Though these select few are definitely famous, they may not have (actually, they definitely haven’t) brought as much change and progress to the field of agriculture as people such as Norman Borlaug, George Washington Carver, and Fritz Haber, although some of …

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Agriculture’s 5 Greatest Heroes

Agriculture, arguably the most important industry in the world, didn’t get to where it is today by luck. Below you’ll read about the achievements of some of the greatest minds in farming and their myriad achievements. Though in no particular order, each of these greats have added something remarkable to …

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A Different Perspective: Compact Articulated Wheel Loaders

Compact Articulated Wheel Loaders by: Aapo Skogster Farm tractors and skid steers are popular, readily available and relatively inexpensive machines.  However, these reasons alone may not make them the most effective or profitable machine for every job on the farm. Compact Articulated Wheel Loaders (CAWL) are proving more efficient than …

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Something old, something new

Something old, something new by: Stephen Eng, Sessional Instructor at UFV The popular term “sustainable” is widely used to describe agriculture today. Not only is it used to describe agriculture, but we find it used to discuss other aspects of today’s society such as sustainable living, sustainable forest practices, and …

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In a hungry world

In a hungry world By: Dr. Lenore Newman Will farmland loss come home to roost? The recent debate over the future of BC’s Agricultural Land Reserve might seem to be only an issue of local importance. But there is a larger conversation of global land loss that is beginning to …

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