FCC Economics July/August 2019 Outlook series shows strengthening demand and prices for SNF will help shape Canadian dairy profits throughout the year as higher interest expenses and feed costs bite into margins.
Protein shows exciting potential to grow consumption in 2019, domestically and globally.
Production growth will strengthen Canadian ag revenues in 2019. Here are the crops with recent histories of strong production growth and strong demand outlooks.
A mid-year economic check-in on the 2019 Canadian chicken sector. Canada’s broiler producers will maintain positive profit margins throughout 2019.
Price swings in the pork industry may limit traditional exports, but CETA, CPTPP and other factors give Canadian producers greater access to diverse markets than their competitors enjoy.
Canada’s maple syrup industry continues to expand. Strong demand has allowed the industry to grow production by 144% over the past 10 years.
As food demand continues to grow globally in 2019, ongoing trade tensions may shift levels of carryover stocks in new patterns. It’s the number two economic trend to watch this year.
Volatility dominated 2018 as trade tensions, weather and rising interest rates disrupted agricultural markets amid a growing demand for Canadian agricultural commodities and food.
In this fourth of a five-part series examining the year ahead, we look at the expectation for investment in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector.
In this third of a five-part series examining the year ahead, we look at the role the energy markets will play in Canadian agri-food competitiveness.