Tag Archives: agricultural economics

What is land for?

From: Canadian Cattlemen Straight from the hip with Brenda Schoepp Photo: Canada Beef Inc. It started as a potential narrative for agricultural peril with the question: “What is land for?” That got my attention and I was fostering the dismal … Continue reading

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How the Fed’s Interest Rate Decision Affects Farmers

If you think you only needed to pay attention if the Federal Reserve raised rates Thursday, you’re wrong. While rates may have stayed the same for now, the financial and economic environment for farmers is changing fast. What a mess we … Continue reading

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Cartels and Subsidies in Canadian Agriculture

 While sometimes similar to American agricultural policies, there are key differences with Canadian agriculture that may help illustrate the economic costs of intervention in differing economies. Being able to unravel the economic costs of any particular intervention is one of … Continue reading

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