Re-writing the Future of Canada’s Share of Global Trade: Part 1
Canada has the opportunity to grow its share of global trade due to increasing wealth in emerging market economies.Nov 9, 2015
FCC Ag Economics: A 2015 Look at Global Trade released today
This year's edition of A Look at Global Trade (ALAGT) examines 20 years' worth of data on Canadian ag-related export values to better understand the impact exchange rate changes has on those values.Nov 16, 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
Six Takeaways from the 2015-2024 OECD/FAO Outlook
Craig Klemmer presents his key takeaways from the FAO/OECD agricultural outlook, focusing on changes driving the demand for cereals and the opportunities for the livestock sector.Jul 23, 2015
Their brighter economic outlook doesn’t shine everywhere throughout the U.S.
In my recent presentation to a large group of food processors at Food Trends 2014 in Toronto, I emphasized the brighter economic outlook in the U.S., where Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow in 2015 at an annual rate of 2.9% (Bank of Canada).Nov 18, 2014
How does the financial turmoil in Europe impact Canadian agriculture?
The Greek crisis has pushed the value of the Euro down against the US dollar. Leigh Anderson discusses the implications for Canadian agri-food exports.Jul 15, 2015
6.8 billion… that’s a lot
In my recent presentation to a large group of food processors at Food Trends 2014 in Toronto, I emphasized the brighter economic outlook in the U.S., where Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow in 2015 at an annual rate of 2.9% (Bank of Canada).Nov 26, 2014
Legacies: Canadians in Agriculture
This July 1, FCC Ag Economics is pleased to celebrate our collective birthday with a feature of a Canadian in agriculture who has made a difference. In this post, we pay tribute to Dexter Beach from Ernfold, Saskatchewan.Jul 1, 2015
What does Thanksgiving turkey mean to you?
Thanksgiving is an especially important time of year for the Canadian turkey industry. In 2014, 4.6 million Canadian households consumed turkey products with a farm gate value of over $140 million.Oct 12, 2015
A promising market outlook for Canadian pulse crops
Craig Klemmer explains why pulse acres could be poised to grow in 2016 as the current positive outlook for pulse crops can likely extend into next year.Jun 24, 2015