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
Debt service coverage ratio: Anchoring farm financial fitness
Our debt service coverage ratio suggests rising debt isn’t necessarily a problem for Canadian producers. Here’s how you can harness its insights to manage your farm financial fitness in 2019.
Mar 26, 2019
Debt-to-equity ratio: Leverage assets for farm financial fitness
Canadian producers put equity to good use. Here’s a look at how debt can leverage agricultural assets as you manage your farm financial fitness in 2019.
Apr 02, 2019
What unchanged Bank of Canada interest rate means for producers
The Bank of Canada decision to keep the policy interest rate unchanged at 1.75% is consistent with its neutral stance on interest rates in recent months.
May 29, 2019
Welcome to the future: big data and its applications
Big data is the next big thing in agricultural tech advancements.
Feb 06, 2018
How innovation turns a cautious outlook into a positive projection
Innovation drives positive forecasts for agriculture despite discouraging forecasts from the USDA.
Feb 27, 2018
Welcome to the Ag Economist
FCC’s Ag Economist will bring you the insights and updates you need to stay informed and make smart decisions.
Jan 24, 2014
Make seeding intention part of your marketing plan
Understanding seeding intentions across Canada, along with knowing available inventory and strength of demand is an essential part of any marketing plan.
Feb 13, 2018