Is Canadian Agriculture Immune to Economic Fluctuations?

Editors Note:

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.

 
 

Trending

More rain means more soybeans for Ontario

Ontario corn planting isn't finished, but it’s probably done. With more rain sweeping across the province – and pushing total spring accumulation to record levels in many areas – it’s unlikely that farmers will be planting corn when things dry out, says Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) corn lead Ben Rosser.…Read more »

Related

One Comment

Leave a Reply