Ag Economist

Navigate the ever-changing business of agriculture. FCC Vice President and Chief Agricultural Economist, J.P. Gervais and our team of economists and researchers share their unique perspectives on national and global economic events that impact Canadian agriculture – and your bottom line.

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Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade

Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade

Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade

Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade

Canadian Agriculture’s Productivity and Trade report looks at Canada’s position as a leader in world agricultural trade. It compares Canada to our global competitors and explains why our diverse industry is one of our greatest strengths. It also highlights productivity and what you can do to ensure Canada grows the food needed to meet increasing world demand.

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Canadian agriculture is a trading powerhouse

Canadian agriculture is a trading powerhouse

Canadian agriculture is a trading powerhouse

Canadian agriculture is a trading powerhouse

In 2015, Canada was the world’s fifth largest exporter of agriculture commodities PDF (1.7MB), a status we’ve held for years. Being a leader

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To stay competitive, use the 5% rule

To stay competitive, use the 5% rule

To stay competitive, use the 5% rule

To stay competitive, use the 5% rule

How can Canada remain viable as one of the world's largest agricultural exporters Producers have options to maintain profitability in the immediate economic

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Retail meat competition is more intense - and that’s good for producers

Retail meat competition is more intense - and that’s good for producers

Retail meat competition is more intense - and that’s good for producers

Retail meat competition is more intense - and that’s good for producers

Strong demand is the best cure for the ills that growing supply and low prices produce. As North America’s meat supplies continue to increase and as meat

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Ag Economics Reports

Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade

Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade

Canadian Agriculture’s Productivity and Trade report looks at Canada’s position as a leader in world agricultural trade. It compares Canada to our global competitors and explains why our diverse industry is one of our greatest strengths. It also highlights productivity and what you can do to ensure Canada grows the food needed to meet increasing world demand.

 

Read the report (PDF 1.7 MB)

 

farmland-values-report-2015

Farmland Values

The Farmland Values Report is the principal source of land values information in Canada and is updated annually. Get an overview of recent farmland value trends in each province and nationally.

Read the report (PDF 312 KB)