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The formation of new industries is an important economic phenomenon, and a driving force that propels industrial development and heralds economic growth. It is important to understand the fundamentals of new industry development in order to understand how industries start and grow. This is the...
A Stated Preference Analysis of International Commodity Marketing: South Korean Hotel Meat Buyers' Perceptions of Canadian Beef, US Beef and Australian BeefDownload
Since the late 1980s, South Korea has become one of the most affluent and influential Asian countries. Korean consumers' food demands are changing with their increased income. Beef consumption has continuously grown since the reopening of the market to beef imports in 1988. Potential exists for...
This study uses Vector Autoregressions to investigate and measure the relationship between Alberta slaughter steer prices, United States - Canada exchange rates, Texas slaughter steer prices, nearby live cattle futures prices and live animal exports to the United States (in dollars). The general...
A simulation model of a ranch based in Southern Alberta was developed to evaluate the on-ranch economics of adopting different grazing management strategies to improve riparian health in rangeland. Under low cost scenarios, there are positive economic incentives to adopt strategies to maintain...
The purpose of this study is to examine acreage, yields, and average farm prices for different cereal crops in the Western Prairie Region of Canada and to summarize trends. The crop groups considered in this study are all wheat (including durum, spring and winter wheat), oats, barley, all rye,...
A statistical overview of agriculture in the region encompassed by the Lower Souris River Watershed committee was undertaken. The region in the south east corner of the province of Saskatchewan has about 8% of the total number of farms in Saskatchewan, and this has remained relatively consistent...
Analysis of the Korean Beef Market: A Study of Hotel Buyers' Perspectives of Beef Imports from Three Major Sources Part IDownload
This paper evaluates the five-star and four-star hotel sector component of the Korean beef market from the perspective of Canadian beef exporters. The study provides background information on this emerging market and identifies the attitudes of beef purchasers in the hotel sector to the beef...
Analysis of the Korean Beef Market: A Study of Hotel Buyers' Perspectives of Beef Imports from Three Major Sources Part IIDownload
Under the WTO agreement, Korea is slated to liberalize its beef market by the year 2000. Decreasing government regulation and rapid economic growth promise significant growth in the Korean beef industry for foreign beef suppliers. As these opportunities develop, the competitive climate in this...
Monte Carlo simulation was used to examine the on-farm economics from adoption of Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) on four representative Alberta cropping farms. Adoption of shelterbelts, buffer strips, residue management, and the addition of annual and perennial forages, field peas, and...
Canadian Wheat Export Prospects in the Asian Noodle Market: Analyzing Japanese and Korean Milling IndustriesDownload
The motivation for this study is the lack of knowledge of millers' preferences for noodle wheat in Asia, where noodle wheat is an expanding market segment. Data for the study are from interviews and questionnaires completed by millers in South Korea and Japan. Two different methodologies were...