Every stream of media has covered and analyzed the economic turmoil that the globe has experienced over the past twelve months. I have heard more and more that people believe that agriculture is immune to any downturn in the economy. Is there such a thing? Is it possible that agriculture is one of the special industries that is immune to what is happening in the real world? Could it be that agriculture is so special that the industry does not need to worry.
We asked economist Dr. Danny Le Roy from the University of Lethbridge to discuss some of the realities that might face agriculture as it applies to the economy.