Ag Economics Topics
Canadian farms’ financial leverage remains strong across all agricultural sectors.
Strong farm cash receipts and low interest rates imply Canadian farms remain able to meet their debt obligations.
The liquidity position of most Canadian farms remains healthy, providing a first line of defense against evolving market conditions.
The payback period and discounted payback period are two useful methods to evaluate the time it will take to recover the capital outflow of an investment project.
Comparison of farm financial health between Canadian and U.S. farms
Farm business owners can choose from a number of valuation methods to make good decisions around the value of their operations.
The rising Canadian dollar and its impact on producer profitability.
FCC Ag Economics’ Outlook for Farm Assets and Debt 2017-18 points to strong health in the economics of Canadian ag for 2017-18.
Dry conditions and excessive moisture will impact producers’ returns, but risk management plays an important role in mitigating losses.
The Canadian dollar and oil prices have followed different patterns recently. Interest rates are currently driving the value of the Canadian dollar, and that’s good for Canadian agriculture.