Growing Your Farm Profits Planning for Business Success

Business Strategy Resources

Business strategy planning is the first step down the road of successful farm management. As a business owner, having a set of business goals gives you the power to steer your activities in the same direction as your hopes and intentions.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
Agricultural Information Contact Centre
Tel. 1-877-424-1300
Northern Ontario Regional Office toll free 1-800-461-6132

Business Strategy - General

OMAFRA Factsheet 89-173: Strategic Planning
A strategy determines the direction in which an organization needs to move to fulfil its mission. A strategic plan acts as a road map for carrying out the strategy and achieving long-term results.

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Agri Success Training Programs
Tel. 1-888-332-3301

  • Vision and goal setting workshop

Purdue Extension

  • General business information

Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP)
Tel. 519-826-4204


  • Government services, forms, and information you need to start, operate and grow your business or not-for profit organization.

The following OMAFRA staff contributed to the development of the Growing Your Farm Profits Business Strategy section:

Carl Fletcher
Strategic Business Planning

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300