Agriculture Risk Management Resources (ARMR)

One of the key considerations for any farm operator is risk management. With multiple risks to consider and various insurance programs to cover them, it can be overwhelming to determine the best course of action for your farm’s risk management strategies. MNP’s Agriculture Risk Management Resources (ARMR) provides you with critical information so that you can grow your business while protecting and safeguarding it during challenging times. With ARMR and MNP’s Ag Risk Management Projector™, we help you understand and evaluate the best options for you, your business and your peace of mind.

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Solutions for Your Success

MNP’s team of specialists draw on extensive research. They have long-term relationships with various levels of government and take a comprehensive approach to help you get the most from your risk management strategies. Some of these services and programs include:

    Insights

    • Performance

      May 11, 2022

      Is good management better than good dirt? 5 ways to improve your farm profitability

      Focusing on the factors you can control can increase the success and profitability of your farm.

    • Performance

      May 09, 2022

      Avian influenza in Canada: Insurance recourse with Agristability

      While there are many support programs available to poultry producers, AgriStability can provide overlapping coverage to protect you from production losses in a way typical insurance can't. Find out how.

    • Confidence

      April 29, 2022

      Changes to the AgriStability Program in British Columbia

      Our province’s agriculture industry has faced its fair share of challenges and changes to AgriStability program could help protect you.

    Contact our Agriculture Team

    Steve Funk CPA, CA

    Director, Ag Risk Management Resources

    Steve is the Director of MNP’s Agriculture Risk Management Resources (ARMR). Based in Lethbridge, he brings more than two-and-a-half decades of experience, working closely with a wide range of agricultural producers from across Canada. He helps producers understand AgriStability and other business risk management programs, how these programs impact financial statements and financial viability, and how to optimize program coverages and payments within the context of an overall farm insurance risk management strategy.

    Steve oversees the Firm’s provision of AgriStability, AgriInvest, Ag Risk Management Projector™ and other ARMR services, including service design, development, implementation, training and monitoring of service delivery systems and processes.

    An accomplished public speaker, Steve collaborates with producer groups, government administrators and policy makers on issues relating to AgriStability / AgriInvest program design and assessing practice. He researches and writes technical reports on AgriStability and AgriInvest, and provides consulting and appeals support on complex program scenarios for producers across Canada.

    Steve earned a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) from the University of British Columbia in 1986 and completed the Executive Program for Agricultural Producers with Texas A&M University in 2015. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 1989.