Farmland rental agreements shifting to cash rents
Ownership of farmland was unchanged between 2011 and 2016, but Canadian producers shifted to more cash rent agreements.Aug 15, 2017
Two great opportunities awaiting Canada’s beef industry… can we capitalize on them?
Demand for Canadian beef here at home is high, and outlooks of global exports and consumption are also strong. Some hurdles remain, but Canada is poised to capitalize according to 2015 Beef Sector Report.Apr 28, 2015
3 takeaways from the 2015 FCC Farmland Values Report
Farmland values continue to increase in Canada. JP Gervais explains where and why the biggest increases occur.Apr 11, 2016
U.S. crop expectations and the economic impacts of the California drought
Craig Klemmer presents his key takeaways from the AAEA and WAEA joint annual general meeting, focusing on the U.S. crop and California drought.Aug 7, 2015
Is genomic selection for feed-efficiency appealing to cattle producers?
Recently developed technology has been shown to further improve the feed-efficiency for beef cattle. ''Genomic selection' aims to improve the genetics of feed efficiency.Mar 19, 2015
Celebrate World Egg Day!
To help celebrate World Egg Day, Ag Economics' Martha Roberts provides an overview of egg consumption in Canada.Oct 9, 2015
The automation of Agriculture: Part 1
For an industry that's long been plagued by shortages of qualified labour, the advent of robotic assistants is a welcome development. We can expect to see more robots taking their place in agricultural enterprises. A 2014 study by Wintergreen Research finds that worldwide markets for agriculture and agrifood robots are poised for significant growth. It projects global sales at more than $16 billion by 2020.Jan 22, 2015
What does the 2016-17 marketing year hold for grains and oilseeds?
Projections for the 2016-17 marketing year reveal softer prices for grains and oilseeds.May 10, 2016
July outlook for Canadian dairy shows pressured profitability
Milk consumption trends support growth in dairy revenues while producers’ margins continue to be pressured.Jul 24, 2018
2015 FCC Farmland Values Report
Get valuable insight into provincial and national land values across Canada with this overview of the 2015 Farmland Values Report.Sep 7, 2016