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

      November 28, 2022

      Managing your farm’s living and dynamic budget

      Consider your farm’s budget as more than just a limit on your spending. When done properly, budgeting on your farm can be liberating, not limiting.

    • Performance

      November 25, 2022

      Managing your farm in an era of rising interest rates

      Rising interest rates present new challenges to farmers, but using the right strategies allows you to stay in control and navigate this period of change.

    • Progress

      November 18, 2022

      Your farm succession plan isn’t complete until it exists in writing

      The average age of farmers in Canada is increasing. Having a written succession plan becomes more important as you age, to help secure your legacy, protect your farm operation, and reduce conflict.

    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.