Ag Economist Topics
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.
J.P. Gervais on the economic trends and future BOC decisions he sees in relation to the October 24 interest rate hike.
Strong net income can help offset the impact of rising interest rates on equity.
The updated balance sheet of ag shows the changes in profitability, solvency, and liquidity of Canadian ag.
J.P. Gervais shares his insights from the September release of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report (WASDE).
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?
As 2018 interest rates are expected to increase, are fixed or variable rate loans your best option?
Are you on top of your farm financial fitness? In this post, we look at what’s ahead for 2018 balance sheets and income statements.