What you need to know about the oil market
In a world of increasing oil production and unclear consumption trends, J.P. Gervais outlines the likely future of oil prices and their impacts on Canadian agriculture producers.Dec 4, 2015
Declining production expectations pushing market prices higher
Dry conditions have resulted in a significant decline in yield expectations for Western Canada. Craig Klemmer discussed how this and other weather events in North America are leading to higher crop prices.Jul 8, 2015
Projected farm equipment sales show optimism in the future of ag
Sales of farm equipment are expected to increase by 2017 as farm cash receipts are projected to increase.Jun 27, 2016
Chicken consumption grows, but faces competition!
The medium-term outlook for Canadian agriculture continues to look promising and the Canadian poultry industry is expected to experience growth as the demand for chicken remains strong.Jul 13, 2016
2017 Eastern Canada cropping projections
Leigh Anderson examines farm inputs and crop budgets for planting decisions in Eastern Canada.Feb 7, 2017
Why crop receipts matter to Canadian farmland values
Canadian farmland values continue to increase but at lower rates, what does the long-term horizon look like for farmland values?Apr 18, 2017
Do economic trends support fall fertilizer purchase?
Leigh Anderson presents the fertilizer outlook based upon the FCC Ag Economics fertilizer model.Sep 14, 2015
The 2017 Dairy Outlook: What’s in store for the sector?
The 2017 outlook for dairy producers is promising due to production growth and improved milk pricing.Apr 4, 2017
The affordability of farm assets in 2016
An asset-to-income ratio can measure the affordability of assets in Canadian agriculture. While farm assets have appreciated faster than net farm cash income, current asset values appear affordable relative to historical trends.Oct 26, 2016
Crop input prices trending lower despite weaker loonie
Softer crop input price will help support producer margins in 2016 and continue to promote a strong Canadian agriculture economy.May 9, 2016