FCC Ag Economics
Despite all the uncertainty in crop markets across North America and beyond, Canadian grains, oilseeds and pulse producers may still see positive profits in 2019.
A drop in 2018 farm revenues dampened inputs and equipment purchases in 2019. But possible Chinese demand and better mid-year growing conditions could brighten the year for agribusiness.
FCC Ag Economics July 2019 Outlook series shows that geopolitical and weather uncertainty cloud Canada’s food processing sector outlook.
FCC Ag Economics mid-year 2019 Outlook series shows a likely slowdown in the profits of the Canadian red meat sector throughout the year – but growing global demand could surprise.
Global trade uncertainty prompts Bank of Canada to hold rates steady.
A mid-year economic check-in on the 2019 Canadian chicken sector. Canada’s broiler producers will maintain positive profit margins throughout 2019.
FCC Ag Economics July/August 2019 Outlook series shows strengthening demand and prices for SNF will help shape Canadian dairy profits throughout the year as higher interest expenses and feed costs bite into margins.
Strength in biofuel production implies strength in the demand for grains and oilseeds.
Canadian canola crush margins are projected to trend upward with strong demand for canola oil and meal and lower prices for canola seeds.
Canadian canola prices remain resilient despite a large expected stocks-to-use ratio in 2019-20.