Resources on trade and Canadian ag and food in the global marketplace. Start with the Business Essentials learning path below and build your core knowledge.
Understand the many considerations that influence how farmland is valued to make sound purchase and selling decisions in the future.
Learn how interpreting supply and demand fluctuations can help you better determine price dynamics.
Understand how interest rates are set, change and how to develop the right strategy around them.
The national average for farmland values increased an average of 3.7% for the first half of 2020, driven by higher crop receipts and low interest rates.
While the relationship between the Canadian and U.S. dollar is important to watch, keep on eye on the currency values of other significant trading partners.
A review of the Canadian cranberry industry and what’s driving growth and efficiency gains.
Lower farm cash receipts in 2020 will limit the demand for farm equipment, especially larger horsepower tractors and combines.
The leverage position of Canada farms softened in 2019 as liabilities increased faster than equity.
Canada farm liquidity tightened in 2019 as current liabilities increased, and the value of inventories decreased.
Why the strength of global demand for grains, oilseeds, and pulses will be the critical driver of profitability in the second half of 2020.