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AFSC launches new podcast – Risk Management for 2020; first episode looks at unique risks amidst COVID-19

The following content was provided by AFSC 

Welcome to the AFSC Podcast! The goal of this limited podcast series is to provide Alberta producers in-depth information to support decision making on their operation around risk management.

Our first episode looks at the unique risks facing Alberta producers in 2020, amidst COVID-19 and challenging markets. We speak with Steve Funk, CPA, CA, director of Farm Income Programs at MNP, about the challenges farmers are facing right now and the risk mitigation strategies they can use to protect their bottom line.

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Tools Referenced in this Episode:
 

  • MNP’s Ag Risk Management Projector evaluates the costs and benefits of risk management programs
  • AgriShield is a comprehensive risk assessment and mitigation platform for Canada’s farmers developed under the leadership of Farm Management Canada (FMC)
  • The purpose of the AgriStability program is to provide Canadian agricultural producers with an ongoing whole-farm risk management tool that provides protection against large declines that threaten the viability of their farm and are beyond their capacity to manage
  • Do More Ag provides vital mental health resources to Canada’s agriculture community; AFSC is a proud supporter of Do More Ag

 

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