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- 5Risk management
- 2Farm machinery
- 2Farm management
- 2Net present value
- 1Agri-food ventures
- 1Canada, Alberta
This paper examines alternative risk management strategies in terms of their effectiveness for three representative Alberta farm operations. Stochastic dynamic simulation methods are used to model financial performance for these farms, and alternative risk management programs are compared in...
This research investigates flexible pricing and payment alternatives (FPPA) that can be incorporated within the CWB pooling system for wheat. FPPA allow the CWB to remove some or all of the price uncertainty within a crop year to participating farm managers and let them arrange cash inflows more...
Investment Analysis of Agri-Food Ventures: What Risk Premia are Appropriate? The Silence of the LiteratureDownload
Financial principles of project investment analysis with the cost and benefit flows over time. Invariably, the correct future cash flows and exact risks are unknown. The agricultural academic literature devotes substantial energy to discussing the estimation of the cash flows but it is relatively...
Secondary asset market data for combines and tractors used to estimate and separate out historical economic depreciation, embodied technological change and time value change. Combines and tractors generally exhibit constant geometric economic depreciation on a year to year basis. Depreciation...
A farmer planning to use Net Present Value (NPV) analysis on machinery requires estimates of operating benefits over time, an estimate of terminal or salvage values and a risk-adjusted discount rate. Using financial market information and related Root Mean Square Errors on machinery value...