New cropping options: Risk and opportunity
Many producers succeed with new cropping options, but many also fail. Perform market research and consider all factors to improve your chance for success.
Feb 25, 2016
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
Top Economic Drivers of 2017: Commodity Prices
Commodity prices Canadian producers received in 2016 were lower than their 5-year average and they will continue to pressure many operations and businesses across the Canadian agri-food supply chain in 2017.
Jan 17, 2017
3 myths about Canadian agriculture: Busted!
Myths surround the Canadian agriculture industry. Here, three are put to the test - from regional crop selection to the assumed link between cattle and retail beef prices.
Apr 04, 2016
Good news for Canadian producers of fruits and vegetables
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) recent outlook for Canadian agriculture projects a strong year ahead for Canada's producers of fruits and vegetables.
Mar 22, 2016
2017 crop receipts remain stable as market conditions mixed
Canadian crop receipts are projected to remain relatively unchanged in 2017, mostly driven by strong production and solid foreign demand.
Jun 13, 2017
2016 USDA Report: Your strategic planning tool
The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Report forecasts U.S. agricultural production and the prices of major crops and livestock over the next 10 years.
Jul 28, 2016
The top five economic trends facing agriculture in 2016
JP Gervais describes the top five economic trends likely to face Canadian agriculture in 2016 and the reasons they'll pack a punch.
Jan 04, 2016
Why BBQ season matters to cattle producers
Strong demand for beef is supporting cutout values above the historical 5-years average and supporting strong prices for cattle producers.
Jun 20, 2017
Are China-U.S. trade tensions boosting Canadian pork and soybeans exports?
How the continued trade tensions between China-U.S. could create a stronger demand for Canadian commodities.
Oct 10, 2018