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This report comprises a number of related components focussed on the role of capital and capital formation in production, productivity and competitiveness in Canadian agriculture, concentrating on the Prairie region of Western Canada in the period 1970 to the early 1990s. The report included the...
The Economics of Agricultural Chemical Use in Prairie Agriculture: Productivity and Environmental ImpactsDownload
The use of agricultural chemicals, particularly in crop production, has increased greatly in the prairie region of Western Canada. Pesticide use, chiefly the use of herbicides, increased 7.6 percent per year from 1948 to 1991, slowing down only after 1985 with depressed conditions in the grain...
The subject of this study is the economic characteristics of Canada's export markets for foodgrains and feedgrains. The focus is on economic analysis of barley export markets. Over time Canada has become the largest barley exporter, replacing France as the leading source of barley. On the import...
This paper overviews the results of three separate, but related economic research projects conducted from 1985 to 1991 and funded by Farming for the Future. The topic of the first two of these concerned export markets for wheat. One might question how such topics relate to the theme of Agri-food...
This study focuses on the question of whether variations in total consumption of meat and the mix of different types of meats consumed in Canada over the past twenty-five years have been primarily due to changes in the levels of prices and consumers' income or whether structural changes in the...
Interest in modeling the relationship between the macroeconomy and the agricultural economy has risen steadily since Schuh's 1974 article which illustrated the potential effects of macroeconomic policy shocks on the agricultural sector. A variety of authors has examined the effects of exchange...