The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada anticipates a rebound in food manufacturing sales as typical food purchasing patterns begin to return to normal post COVID-19.
The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says shifting pork demand, due to COVID-19, is making it extremely difficult to assess the role of demand in influencing the value of live slaughter hogs.
Canada’s pork producers are calling for government action to help ensure the continued availability of pork post COVID-19.
The Swine Health Information Center says international research indicates the potential role of pigs in transmitting the virus responsible for COVID-19 is, at most, negligible.
HAMS Marketing Services says COVID-19 fueled uncertainty over demand for pork is causing the greatest level of hog market volatility in 20 years.
The average value of Canadian farmland increased by 5.2 per cent in 2019, the smallest increase over the past decade, according to the latest FCC Farmland Values Report.
The Research Lead with Agri-Food Economic Systems says the surge in consumer demand at the grocery store as the result of COVID-19 has created a difficult to manage situation.
Farm Credit Canada has received an enhancement to its capital base that will allow for an additional $5 billion in lending capacity.
The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says protein content appears to be one of the factors that influences the survivability of disease causing pathogens in feed ingredients.
Postponed- Given ongoing developments in terms of COVID-19 and following social distancing advice outlined by the Province of Manitoba, organizers have decided to postpone Discover Agriculture in the City, originally scheduled for Saturday March 14 at The Forks, as a precaution. A new date will be determined for late Spring 2020.