Business Risk Management Working Group

The Business Risk Management Working Group works on behalf of Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) to monitor the finance and business management issues for the Canadian horticulture industry.

The Working Group meets as a whole at the Annual Meeting in March. At other times of the year, the Chair or other appointees represent CHC members in national and provincial meetings related to program issues in agriculture.

Chair: Stefan Larass
Vice-Chair: Mark Wales


The following issues, among others, have occupied the Finance and Business Management Working Group this year:

  • Growing Forward 2
  • AgriStability
  • AgriInvest
  • Crop Insurance
  • Climate Change and Adaptation

The Working Group currently has two sub-committees:

  • The Business Risk Management Working Group
  • Science Advisory Committee

Learn more about business risk management issues in horticulture