Robynne Anderson's Emerging Thoughts on Ag

Monthly Archives: August 2014

Canadian Crops Forecast to Drop in Production

On Thursday, Statistics Canada released its latest Production of Principal Field Crops report. In it, it predicts that almost ever crop is set to decrease in production from last year. Given that last year’s record setting crop, a decrease will return production to normal levels. Wheat production is projected to drop 26.2% to 27.7 million […]

Private Sector Mechanism Statement: Farmers’ role in Responsible Agricultural Investment

I was in attendance during the final negotiations on Responsible Agriculture Investment, and I echo the IAFN’s statement regarding the results: In Rome, private sector representatives have expressed extreme dismay with the lack of recognition of the role of farmers in new Principles on Responsible Agricultural Investment. The Principles, to be endorsed by the UN […]