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Average farmland values in Canada are once again showing modest increases for the first half of 2020, although the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to be weighed, according to a review by Farm Credit Canada (FCC).

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The truth is: One of the best ways to help employees thrive is to offer them feedback. It’s one of the most important tools leaders have to increase a sense of motivation and engagement.

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Building a new barn and incorporating robots is a challenging process when all of the experts involved in the project can be on site. It adds another layer of challenges when the experts aren’t able to travel to the farm, but with meticulous planning, teamwork and use of the right resources and technology, a startup can still be a great success.

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COVID-19 has led to many changes in 2020. Everything from public gatherings and social experiences to home and work life is different today than it was a year ago.

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Author’s note: This article was written Sept. 30. Please follow directions, laws and regulations set forth by your local health department and provincial guidelines in your area.

With cases of COVID-19 rising across Canada and a second wave predicted, it is very important employers and employees do not get complacent with the control measures they have put into place.

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There is a saying in the information technology industry: If you need to perform a task more than twice, you should automate it. Dairy producers who have adopted automated milking systems have taken this to heart.

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