Maritime trade resumes in Baltimore, as rail labor halts in Canada; farmer sentiment drops; plus, new studies and aid in the wake of HPAI H5N1 cases in dairy cattle.
The inflation rate seems to be dropping faster here in the United States than in Canada, but according to the chief economist with one of Canada’s largest banks, looks can be deceiving.
Quebec’s Maple Syrup Producers Association plans to release about half its strategic reserve inventory this year to meet export demand after four years of unfavorable harvests.
A recent surge of Chinese interest in acquiring American farmland prompted states to limit foreign corporate purchases — and is now garnering the attention of Capitol Hill.
Last year, the U.S. imported almost $430 billion from Canada.
According to the Canadian Pork Council (CPC), producers are willing to comply with US-Canada trade agreements and rules set by the USDA — but insist they cannot bend to the regulatory will of 50 individual U.S. States.
Western Canada is experiencing a major shortage of granulated sugar due to an ongoing strike at the Rogers Sugar Refinery in Vancouver, entering its third month as of December 2023.
The National Milk Producers Federation’s Alan Bjerga joined us on the Market Day Report to express disappointment in the decision and share what it means for U.S. dairy producers.
Some farm groups in Canada have grave concerns about the Private Members Bill (C-282) that, according to Real Ag Radio host Shaun Haney, would “effectively tie the hands” of Canadian trade negotiators in all future trade deals by taking market access off the table.
Shaun Haney, host of Rural Radio Channel 147’s Real Ag Radio, joined us Friday on Market Day Report with an update on the important vote involving the use of ag machinery in Canada.
Sean Haney, host of Rural Radio Channel 147’s Real Ag Radio, joined RFD-TV’s Market Day Report on Thursday morning to explain the major merger agreement between the grain transportation giants in detail.
A tentative deal was struck over the weekend to reopen the St. Lawrence Seaway. This comes after the Canadian federal government instructed the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation and the striking employees to work out their wage dispute differences. The shutdown impacted all grain traffic along the waterway, which moves more than 6 million tons of cargo each year.
Canadian agriculture is facing a brutal drought and farmers are receiving monetary relief. However, due to limited farmland supply, real estate values are holding steady despite the tough, ongoing weather conditions across the providence.