Should you choose fixed or variable rates?
Whether you switch to a fixed-rate loan or switch to a variable rate loan ultimately comes down to your tolerance for risk.
Jan 03, 2018
Locking in interest rates: What you need to know
It's likely the Bank of Canada (BoC) will cut its key policy rate in the near future. Does that mean you should lock in your interest rates? Not necessarily
Feb 24, 2016
2015 FCC Farmland Values Report
Get valuable insight into provincial and national land values across Canada with this overview of the 2015 Farmland Values Report.
Sep 07, 2016
Does the farmland market make sense?
Do the current farmland market valuations make sense? It’s a matter of farm income and interest rates.
Apr 17, 2018
Commodity Prices Receive Support from a Declining Loonie
Leigh Anderson discusses the key drivers of the Canadian dollar which are crude oil and interest rates.
Aug 21, 2015
2016 farmland values in Canada: 3 things you should know
Canadian farmland values trended upward in 2016, driven by strong crop receipts and low interest rates. For more, see the 2016 FCC Farmland Values Report.
Apr 10, 2017
3 tips to prepare for tighter profits
Interest rate hikes, USDA reports and the world economy will impact Canadian agriculture in 2016. JP Gervais explains how to monitor and understand them.
Mar 29, 2016
Canadian farm debt grew 7.3% in 2016 – here’s why that’s not a problem
Canadian farm debt reached a record-high $96 billion in 2016, but Canadian agriculture remains financially healthy.
May 30, 2017
Three takeaways from the 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report
Canadian farmland values trended upward in 2017 driven by the expansion plans of producers and limited amount of land available for sale. For more, see the 2017 FCC Farmland Values Report.
Apr 23, 2018
What do farmland values in Canada, Australia and the U.S. have in common?
Farmland values in Canada, Australia and the U.S. differ, because they’ve followed very different trends in farm income.
Jun 27, 2017