Grains, oilseeds and pulses
Despite uncertainty about weather impacts and the Russia-Ukraine conflict, major crop sector profitability should remain positive over the outlook period, with continuing strength of prices and decreasing farm input prices.
Slowed growth in farm input prices and continued tight global supplies of major crops will offset an expected drop in crop prices to keep crop margins profitable in 2023.
Canadian grain, oilseed and pulse producers’ revenues will continue to climb in the 2023-24 crop year, but input prices will again pressure margins.
How South American trade is showing itself to be an impressive competitor with growing influence on world markets and prices.
Inflation is everywhere in agriculture, but not all the inflationary pressures facing hog and dairy farmers get transmitted through the supply chain.
Canada’s recently launched Indo-Pacific Strategy opens the door for exporters of Canadian agriculture commodities and food products. Here’s the low-down on the four top countries in the region.
Driven by the unsuppressed global demand in 2020 and 2021, the story of 2022 was one of inflation, and the interest rate hikes intended to manage it.
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.
There’s no end in sight to the roiling ag commodity markets, as poor harvests, war and hurricane Ian batter fertilizer markets amid uncertain demand.