Ag Economics Topics
The CPTPP is expected to help Canada jump into a more competitive position in Asia’s trade of manufactured food.
CPTPP will provide new and exciting opportunities for Canadian beef and pork exports in both high value and fast-growing markets.
Malaysia has lots to offer its CPTPP partners, including a fast-growing stable economy, an ever-increasingly wealthy population and established trade flows.
Canada recently signed the CPTPP, along with 10 other agri-food trading nations. It will enhance our agri-food trade in three ways.
Canadian farmland values trended upward in 2017 driven by the expansion plans of producers and limited amount of land available for sale. For more, see the 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report.
Do the current farmland market valuations make sense? It’s a matter of farm income and interest rates.
Canada’s maple syrup industry continues to expand. Strong demand has allowed the industry to grow production by 144% over the past 10 years.
Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have swiftly escalated this week.
As farm profit margins tighten financial resilience will be important. What can we learn from the downturn in the U.S. farm sector?
What are the financial tools to measure the capacity of farming operations to face higher interest rates?