Emerging markets and their effect on Canadian exports
J.P. Gervais explains how gross domestic product (GDP) and emerging markets play a major role in defining Canada's export market.
Sep 07, 2016
Staying financially strong when interest rates rise
What are the financial tools to measure the capacity of farming operations to face higher interest rates?
Mar 27, 2018
Not all interest rate increases are created equal
Strong net income can help offset the impact of rising interest rates on equity.
Sep 25, 2018
What does a new high in farm debt mean for the ag sector?
The updated balance sheet of ag shows the changes in profitability, solvency, and liquidity of Canadian ag.
Sep 18, 2018
Economy operating at capacity behind Bank of Canada rate hike
J.P. Gervais on the economic trends and future BOC decisions he sees in relation to the October 24 interest rate hike.
Oct 24, 2018
Sharper pencils urged as farm cash receipts reveal 3 key trends
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.
Nov 27, 2018
Highlights from the September 2018 WASDE report
J.P. Gervais shares his insights from the September release of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report (WASDE).
Sep 12, 2018
Bank of Canada stands firm behind mixed economic signals
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).
Dec 05, 2018