Value Chain

  General Information : Financial Assistance and Educational Programs


Rancher's Return Cow/Calf and Backgrounding Analysis Tool
Rancher's Return helps managers to evaluate cow-calf and backgrounding enterprise profitability by calculating production costs, breakeven selling prices, gross margins, and returns to equity. It is available for free download from this web page. 2011

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Branded Beef: How Can You Learn More?
Listing of educational resources for branding beef. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2008.

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AVAC Ltd. website.
AVAC provides pre-commercial development capital for early-stage businesses in Alberta.

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Agriwebinar. .
Web based seminar on a variety of value chain topics. Sponsored by Canadian Farm Business Management Council

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Alberta Disaster Assistance Loan Program (ADALP).
ADALP helps Alberta producers restore their working capital after an agricultural disaster. Alberta Financial Services Corporation (AFSC).

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Alberta Farm Loan Program.
Details about a loan program designed to provide the financing needed to start, develop, and grow farming operations.   Alberta Financial Services Corporation (AFSC).

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Branded Beef: What Happens Behind The Brand?
A list of resources to develop a branded beef program. Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 2008.

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Capital Sourcing.
This program helps business owners to find the capital they need through other lenders. Alberta Financial Services Corporation (AFSC).

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New industry programs help Alberta's livestock and meat sector move forward.
Grant programs to encourage Alberta's livestock and meat industry.

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Specific Loan Guarantee Program.
This program enables applicants to obtain financing from other lenders with the support of a specific loan guarantee from AFSC. Alberta Financial Services Corporation (AFSC).

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Value Chain Management Centre Overview
Training tools for value chain partners available for purchase. DVD/CD set. Available for purchase.

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Value Chain: Education/Training
An outline of the Value Chain Management training modules available.

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