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February 21, 2017
The Perfect Mix of Wild and Domestic
February 23, 2016

If anyone is interested in exploring opportunities to farm in Northern Ontario you can check out Crop Up North and...

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Farm Viability
Planning For The Future
January 7, 2016

The last of Brenda's posts about managing finances on Black Sheep Farm, in Grey County, this one covers decision making...

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Financial Management
Financial Evaluations
December 18, 2015

In this "episode" of how to manage your finances with Brenda of Black Sheep Farm, we learn how to figure...

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Financial Management
Overwhelmed by your Farm Finances? Books That Help
December 10, 2015

Chris Knight of Clear Creek Farms produces certified organic Angus beef on grass. He’s passionate about knowing what his numbers...

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Farm Viability / Financial Management
Don’t Go On A Hunch: Identifying Profitability On-Farm
December 7, 2015

In this post, Ryan Spence of Field Good Farms in Cache Bay, Ontario goes through how he and Isabelle analyze...

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Farm Viability
What It Takes To Farm Up North
December 2, 2015

In their series of three blog posts, Ryan and Isabelle of Field Good Farms in Cache Bay, Ontario share their...

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Farm Viability
Tracking Expenses
November 17, 2015

If you have ever been frustrated by a flurry of last year's receipts at tax time, you should read this...

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Financial Management
The Whole Farm Budget
November 4, 2015

Have you ever asked yourself “how do other farmers budget and track their finances”? In this blog post, Brenda Hsueh...

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Financial Management
Financial Management on Black Sheep Farm
October 30, 2015

My name is Brenda Hsueh and I am the owner and farmer of Black Sheep Farm. My farm is located...

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Financial Management
Introducing the Business of Organic Farming
August 26, 2014

Here’s a little background on me: I’ve been farming full time for over 30 years, growing certified organic produce at...

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Business Development / Farm Viability / Financial Management
Cattle Headgate
August 11, 2014

Cattle (except for newborn calves) are too large for the previous scale described, the portable head gate. But it is...

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Production
Pasturing Poultry – We’re not done with Efficiency! – Part 3
August 5, 2014

In my last few blog posts (Pasturing Poultry - Part 1 and Part 2), I’ve been describing how we raise...

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Production