Average farmland values in Canada are showing only modest increases for the first half of 2019, according to a review by Farm Credit Canada.
Farm Credit Canada has extended and expanded its support for a program that provides rural and agricultural communities the ability to offer “mental health first aid training”.
Farm Credit Canada is contributing $100,000 to school meal programs across Canada as part of FCC Drive Away Hunger.
Farm Credit Canada renewed its commitment to the health and safety of Western Canadians by making a $600,000 contribution over four years to STARS air ambulance.
Average farmland value in Canada continued its steady climb in 2018, driven by fewer, but more strategic investments by producers.
A survey conducted by Farm Credit Canada shows, while farmers embrace technology, they want full control of their data.
The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada says risk management will be key for the livestock sector in 2019 amid tight profit margins and higher borrowing costs.
The Chief Agricultural economist with Farm Credit Canada says, despite anticipated tighter profit margins on agricultural commodities, the outlook for Canadian agriculture in 2019 looks positive.
Farm Credit Canada suggests, over the long term, the fundamentals of supply and demand tend to be the primary factor that will influence profitability on the farm.