Tagged: economy

The next big wave in agriculture and food: Who will benefit?

One sector of the ag and food industry is into a tough stretch. Another is on the cusp of revolutionary growth.

By John DePutter – December 6, 2019

From the standpoint of economic well-being and growth, the agricultural industry currently has two sides: one encountering a slow down and another in the early stages of a strong and exciting upswing that has lots of time ahead of it before it peaks.  

The News & What it Means – Canadian Interest Rates Hold Steady & US Midwest Dryness Increasing

 

By John DePutter and Dave Milne – March 6, 2017

 

The news: No change for Canada’s Bank Rate

Citing continued uncertainty and concern over the state of the domestic economy, last week the Bank of Canada maintained its overnight rate at 0.5%, where it has been since summer, 2015.

“While there have been recent gains in employment, subdued growth in wages and hours worked continue to reflect persistent economic slack in Canada, in contrast to the US,” the Bank said.

     —From multi-media sources.