Publication - Next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy - Economic background : changing structure of primary agriculture

Title in English
Next generation of agriculture and agri-food policy - Economic background : changing structure of primary agriculture
Publication ID
10177E
Published Year
2006
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Type
Web Publication
Cost
Free Publication
Language
English
Region
Ottawa/Hull (NCR)
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Available on the Web
Pages
1-8
ISBN
0-662-44416-7
Catalogue No.
A22-409/2006E
Summary in English
This report examines the structural change occuring in Canada's agriculture sector, including:
the decline in farm numbers and its impact on overall production
the increase in concentration of production by very large farms
the increase in diversity among farms by typology, by farm organization the use of contracts
the increase in asset values, along with increases in net worth and total liabilities the increase of net investment the increase in debt as a percentage of total assets.
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