Ag Economist Topics
The animal protein price projections from the OECD-FAO outlook suggest strong world demand matched up by proportional growth in production over the next ten years
The 2017 OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook reveals opportunities and challenges ahead for Canadian crop producers.
China’s domestic pork supply likely to continue growing, but won’t be enough to meet its world-leading demand
Farmland values in Canada, Australia and the U.S. differ, because they’ve followed very different trends in farm income.
Strong demand for beef is supporting cutout values above the historical 5-years average and supporting strong prices for cattle producers.
Canadian crop receipts are projected to remain relatively unchanged in 2017, mostly driven by strong production and solid foreign demand.
Canadian livestock receipts are projected to rebound in 2017, mostly driven by stronger production.
Canadian farm debt reached a record-high $96 billion in 2016, but Canadian agriculture remains financially healthy.
China’s ability to feed itself is in question, as consumers’ food demand increases and arable land declines.
The 2016 Census of Agriculture shows a healthy, varied ag sector with larger farms and more young and female farmers.