Cattle and hog
Inflation is everywhere in agriculture, but not all the inflationary pressures facing hog and dairy farmers get transmitted through the supply chain.
We explain why price transmission in Canada’s agri-food supply chains is elusive and offer some context to discussions of food inflation.
To start the new year, FCC Economics points to 10 charts you should monitor to understand the operating environment of Canada’s agri-food and agribusiness sectors.
Prices remain high for cattle and hogs, but feed costs and global demand destruction limit the outlook for Canada’s red meat sectors.
Uncertainty in global red meat markets and high feed prices offsets strengthening beef demand from China and elsewhere.
On Canada Day we’re celebrating Canadian agriculture and agri-food by highlighting some facts about the sector’s contribution to our economy.
High feed prices cloud the 2022 outlook for the livestock sector.
China’s hog herd rebuild, Canada’s pork export shift, high feed costs and red meat inflation create a mixed outlook for 2022 red meat sectors.
China’s hog herd rebuild, feed costs and stabilizing demand for red meat create a mixed outlook for Canada’s red meat sectors in 2022.
Canada’s hog and cattle producers will benefit from strong demand for red meat as high feed costs continue to hamper profitability.