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

    • Confidence

      January 24, 2022

      Get ready: Changes for agriculture producers reporting with ASPE

      This is the first year that Section 3041 goes into effect for Canada’s farmers with financial statements being prepared using Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE). We’re ready for it — and we’ll help you get ready too.

    • Progress

      December 15, 2021

      You can't predict the future - but you can plan for the unexpected

      The new year is the perfect time to secure the long-term future of your agricultural operation, through comprehensive and thoughtful succession planning.

    • Performance

      December 08, 2021

      Changes to the AgriStability program amid ongoing challenges in B.C.

      Stay on top of ongoing changes to the AgriStability program in order to seize any available opportunities for your business.

    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.