David Sparling - six years that changed agricultureJan 30, 2014
Ask an expert: Manage your marketing risk with a plan
Tyler Russell, National Grain Marketing Services Manager for Cargill discusses the importance of developing a risk management plan.Sep 7, 2016
Planning crop storage before it comes off the field
As harvest kicks off, getting the crop off the field is important, but paying attention to how and where it's stored is equally as important.Aug 10, 2017
Are farmland values heating up in your region?
The 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report is out. Nationwide, values are up 8.4%. But what does that mean in your part of the country?Jun 12, 2018
Ask an expert: Options on futures
Victor Aideyan, Senior Risk Management Consultant with HISGRAIIN Commodities Inc.Sep 7, 2016
2016 Farmland Values: Looking at the numbers
Farmland values continue to rise in 2016, but that's not the whole story. J.P. Gervais compares the national and provincial averages and the factors that influenced them.Apr 10, 2017
Making sense of livestock-to-feed ratios
FCC Economic Researcher Martha Roberts explains how livestock-to-feed ratios can help you monitor the market and stay profitable.Sep 7, 2016
Want to know why interest rates are stable when inflation is up?
Canada reported that the rate of inflation in Canada reached 2.4% in June, the highest rate in two years. It seems reasonable to think the Bank of Canada may now increase interest rates, but it won’t - for a number of reasons.Aug 1, 2014
Three outlooks from Grain World 2017 that matter for your farm
Grain World 2017: a preliminary look at what to expect for the 2018 growing season.Dec 5, 2017
How Strong is Beef Demand in Canada?
Canadians are consuming far less beef than they used to, nearly 22 pounds less per year in 2013 compared to the early 1980's. But just because Canadians are consuming less beef does not mean that they like beef less. Actual consumption and what economists call "demand" are not the same thing. Confusing? Perhaps, but it is worth investigating what the differences are because the demand for beef has been strong in recent years.Jan 16, 2015