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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.
A recent Cannonball Jellyfish bloom off the coast of Venezuela is a major concern for the seafood industry that fish those waters.
The NOAA says there is an 83% chance the El Niño weather pattern will transition into neutral conditions between April and June 2024.
Avian flu shocking jump to dairy, the possible impacts on ag trade in the Key Bridge fallout, herd management in drought & more top stories from last week.
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.
Imports
High input costs are standing in the way of farmers intending to shift to more sustainable practices, according to research by McKinsey and Company.
Fertilizer is the largest variable input expense weighing on corn farmers, historically, according to new data from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.
Exports
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.