FCC Ag Economics
A 2019 survey of Canadian agriculture explores producer’s concerns and strategies for managing major risks in their operation.
The Bank of Canada decision to hold the policy interest rate at 1.75% was largely expected by financial markets.
Surely no separation has been as bewildering and fraught with sudden twists and turns as Brexit, the attempt at parting the United Kingdom and European Union.
Canadian food manufacturing is a resilient, export-oriented and diverse industry. Census data shows about 240,000 jobs in food manufacturing, generating about 103 billion dollars in sales in 2018.
Profitability in the Canadian hog sector is projected to trend up slowly in 2020 amid continued trade tensions.
The 2018 Canadian balance sheet of agriculture indicates despite weakening financial ratios, Canadian agriculture remains historically healthy.
How shifting demographics and health considerations are broadening our palate for proteins and higher quality and why it matters for Canadian agriculture.
FCC Ag Economics has created a quarterly demand index to measure Canadian consumption patterns and preferences for beef, pork and chicken.
While fear of a U.S. China currency war adds economic uncertainty, farmers should look at global demand for Canadian ag commodities and food.
Canadian cranberry, blueberry and maple syrup production will benefit from favourable growing conditions and sustained demand for the rest of 2019.