Monthly Archives: August 2017

43% of equipment dealers believe their new equipment inventory is too high

Whether you are running a retail dress shop, bakery or a Best Buy, managing your inventory is critical to achieving financial success.  Having adequate working capital provides flexibility and prevents having all of financial freedom ties up in inventory. These financial realities are very true for machinery dealers as the carrying costs of the inventory… Read more »

Beef Market Update: Cash drops again this week as futures hope to find bottom

Unfortunately cash dropped again this week which is making things frustrating for cattle feeders.  In the last three months the December live cattle future is down 7.22% and is 10.52% off of the highs. Cash dropped another three dollars this week after losing five dollars the week before. On Friday, the the December contract closed… Read more »

RealAg Radio, August 28: Ontario crop conditions, lygus bugs in fababeans, and busting sprayer myths

Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, hosted by Shaun Haney — highlights: The Money Fight – Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor;  Peter Johnson joins Kelvin to discuss winter wheat/barley harvest, heat accumulation (or lack thereof), reported ground frosts, and worries of drought in Ontario; Tom Wolf and Jason Deveau talk about their Sprayer Myths series, covering everything from… Read more »

MacAulay remains in place after Liberal cabinet shuffle

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to the Ministry, Monday, with a federal cabinet shuffle that will see the Ministry of Indigenous and Northern Affairs split into two departments, and six MPs receive a new title: Carolyn Bennett will become Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs; Jane Philpott will take the helm as Minister… Read more »