Next Generator North – Tools & Resources

Vision and Direction

Agri-Food Management Institute Vision & Direction Worksheet – A vision statement is the desired future state of your farm in 5-10 years. It’s a roadmap of what you want to become in the future and is a source of inspiration for the owners and employees. Agri-Food Management Institute’s Vision and Direction Worksheet (.docx) (.pdf)

Farm Succession and Farm Business Planning

OMAFRA Farm Succession Planning Guide Publication 70 – OMAFRA’s Farm Succession Planning Guide provides farmers, farm families and farm business advisors with a practical guide to the succession planning process. Farm succession is all about planning. Use the checklists, tools and information provided in this 120 page book to help guide you and your family through the planning process.

Building a Sustainable Business – A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses. Developed by the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)

Next Generation North Blog Series

We have posted a series of blog posts that showcase a number of tools and resources.

  • April 4, 2017
    Management Tools for Syrup Producers
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  • May 25, 2017
    Five marketing tips from Slate River Dairy
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  • July 6, 2017
    Tools for farm finance
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This project was funded in part through Growing Forward 2 (GF2), a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The Agricultural Adaptation Council assists in the delivery of GF2 in Ontario.

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