Ag Economics Topics
Follow the Ross family’s cattle through the Canadian cattle supply chain and learn about the global implications along the way. Part 1 of 2
Net income in 2019 is expected to plateau, as the cost of farm inputs rises somewhat from 2018 and revenues flatten.
Protein shows exciting potential to grow consumption in 2019, domestically and globally.
Production growth will strengthen Canadian ag revenues in 2019. Here are the crops with recent histories of strong production growth and strong demand outlooks.
As food demand continues to grow globally in 2019, ongoing trade tensions may shift levels of carryover stocks in new patterns. It’s the number two economic trend to watch this year.
Current trade pacts, global tensions and developing alliances will do more to shape the Canadian agri-food system in 2019. That’s why we chose it as our number one trend to watch this year.
Volatility dominated 2018 as trade tensions, weather and rising interest rates disrupted agricultural markets amid a growing demand for Canadian agricultural commodities and food.
USDA projects growth in production of agricultural commodities backed by a strong world economy and robust global food demand.
J.P. Gervais, Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist at FCC, on what he expects rates will do in 2019 based on the December 5 interest rate announcement from the Bank of Canada (BOC).
Weaker farm cash receipts for Q3 2018 suggest rising financial pressures, limited gains from U.S.-China trade tensions and slower farmland value appreciation in 2018-19.