Why are so many Canadians still going hungry?
More than 850,000 Canadians visit a food bank every month. The problem isn't a lack of food. It's a lack of income.Sep 27, 2016
What Brexit means for Canadian agri-food markets
Brexit's impact on Canadian producers? J.P. Gervais urges preparation to manage the volatility in financial markets.Jun 24, 2016
Emerging markets and their effect on Canadian exports
J.P. Gervais explains how gross domestic product (GDP) and emerging markets play a major role in defining Canada's export market.Sep 7, 2016
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
Understanding U.S. Farm Bill lmpacts North of the Border
U.S. crop production and acreage are not likely to fall, even in an environment in which crop prices are declining.Feb 7, 2014
Canada after the Brexit vote: Part 1
The Brexit 'Leave' vote set in motion serious consequences for the global economy, Canadian economy and agriculture.Jun 30, 2016
Profitability in the food processing sector
FCC Senior Ag Economist Craig Klemmer explains how to use price indexes from Statistics Canada to track profitability in the food processing industry.Jul 26, 2016