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
What does the future for soybeans hold? It depends on who you believe.
A few weeks back I attended the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, DC., where the USDA released their agriculture commodity outlooks for 2015. There was a lot of anticipation from the markets leading up to the release as the USDA projections provided the first estimates of production, prices and exports for all the major agricultural commodities.Mar 27, 2015
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
Two great opportunities awaiting Canada’s beef industry… can we capitalize on them?
Demand for Canadian beef here at home is high, and outlooks of global exports and consumption are also strong. Some hurdles remain, but Canada is poised to capitalize according to 2015 Beef Sector Report.Apr 28, 2015
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
US Producers Planning on Decreasing Corn Acreage Apr 7, 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
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