Agriculture economics analytics, bite-sized

In various issues of “Explained in brief” we provide short, analytical pieces on economic trends in Alberta's agricultural and agri-food industries. Topics cover farm economics and cost of production, economic impacts of crop and livestock diseases, and environmental and trade issues. The intent of the series is to unpack complex agricultural economics topics and make them available to a broader readership.

Farm economics


Economic Cost of Fusarium 2018

Economic Cost of Fusarium 2015

Economic Cost of Clubroot

Off-farm Income in Alberta

Overview of Certified Seed and Farmer Saved Seed 2018


Evaluation of Business Risk Management Strategies for Hog Production in Alberta (2008-2012)

Exploring the Economic Advantages and Disadvantages of Finishing Hogs in Alberta

New markets

Hulless Barley Potential Opportunities