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A bigger role for Canada providing the food for the world as heat rises For Canada, most analysts and farmers believe the potential rewards of climate change will outweigh the risks - at least over the next 30 years. But if...
AEM (Association of Equipment Manifacturers) released its monthly U.S. and Canadian Ag Tractor and Combine Reports last week, and there were some notable takeaways from the latest sales data. While March saw mostly positive numbers in terms of U.S. sales of...
Future statistics “Total harvested area of wheat in Canada is expected to increase 9.4% from 2017, to 24.3 million acres in 2018,” Statistics Canada said. “Total yields at the national level are expected to fall 11.5%, from an average of...
Canada has more than 50.5 million hectares of agricultural land classified as dependable agricultural land—areas deemed suitable for long-term cultivation. From 2001 to 2011, farm area located on dependable agricultural land declined by 969 802 hectares (-2.6%), according to "Agriculture in Canada," a new study in Human Activity...
Florida women representing 29 county Farm Bureaus received the Women’s Activity Award Thursday, March 28, at the Florida Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Conference Awards Banquet in Lake Mary. Recipients of the award were recognized for their contributions to local communities...
There really are two different Americas: the heartland, and the coasts. Driving through the farmlands of Iowa looking for fresh food to eat is a lot like sailing through the ocean looking for fresh water to drink. In the ocean,...
And we keep losing farms As farmers have been disappearing, so have farms. In this map, each red dot is 20 farms that are no more, and each blue dot represents 20 new farms. Note the losses in Kentucky and...
Average sales by farm This map shows how much money each farm is making on average, and there is huge variation. Some are selling less than $10,000 in goods a year. But others are selling more than $750,000. How do...
Patterns of precipitation change in Canada Source: Canadian Government. Climate trends and projections  Average (mean) annual precipitation increased in Canada from 1948 to 2012.  Northern Canada experienced the highest relative increase in precipitation. Significant increases in precipitation were also observed in parts...
USDA’s 2018 Farm Sector Income Forecast projected farm sector debt at a record-high $409.5 billion, up 4.2 percent, or $16.4 billion, from 2017 levels. Real estate debt in 2018 was projected at a record $250.9 billion, up 5.4 percent...

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