Think Global, Act Local — Why World Economics Matter on the Farm

Jp GervaisWhile it can be difficult to picture it from the middle of a wheat field in rural Saskatchewan, changes to the global economy have a very real impact at the field level…eventually.

It’s those big-picture economic forces that J.P Gervais, chief economist with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) will outline at his upcoming presentation at the Agricultural Excellence Conference, slated for November 19 to 21, 2014, at Winnipeg, Man.

From where grain prices may go based on global trends, to how trade agreements impact what happens on the farm in the next few years, and how to ready the farm to take advantage of some of these opportunities, Gervais discusses what he’ll tackle at the conference, in the audio interview below.

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Lyndsey Smith

Lyndsey Smith is a field editor for RealAgriculture. A self-proclaimed agnerd, Lyndsey is passionate about all things farming but is especially thrilled by agronomy and livestock production.

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