Thanksgiving and cranberries: a Canadian tradition
As Canada celebrates Thanksgiving 2016 with the traditional cranberry, Canadian cranberry production continues to grow driven by favourable consumption trends.Oct 10, 2016
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
What does the 2016-17 marketing year hold for grains and oilseeds?
Projections for the 2016-17 marketing year reveal softer prices for grains and oilseeds.May 10, 2016
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 4, 2016
The loonie and Canada’s ag exports: what really matters?
FCC Ag Economics: A 2015 Look at Global Trade examines the impact exchange rate fluctuations have on Canada's export values of agriculture commodities and manufactured food products.?May 2, 2016
2017 Eastern Canada cropping projections
Leigh Anderson examines farm inputs and crop budgets for planting decisions in Eastern Canada.Feb 7, 2017
Not-so-well known facts about world agriculture
I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Cereals North America conference, in Winnipeg Manitoba to hear about global grain and oilseed markets, with a focus on what lies ahead for world agriculture.Nov 12, 2014
Do economic trends support fall fertilizer purchase?
Leigh Anderson presents the fertilizer outlook based upon the FCC Ag Economics fertilizer model.Sep 14, 2015
Move over China? Not so fast!
The World Bank projects that India will be the world's fastest growing economy by 2017. If true, it would surpass China, the poster child for economic growth for the last ten years. It's an impressive reversal of fortune for India, thanks in large part to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governmentJan 26, 2015
Keeping Canadian agriculture competitive
JP Gervais outlines the growing importance of Canada's agricultural innovation and technology in maintaining our competitiveness while feeding a hungry world.Dec 15, 2015