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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Jun 18, 2014 05:15 PM CDT

Statistics Canada released its balance sheet of the agricultural sector as of Dec. 31 this morning, with Canadian farm equity showing a healthy upward trend, as noted by the blue line on the attached chart. Farm equity in Canada is up 13% in the past year at $415.3 billion, which is also up 99% in the ten years since December 31 2004.

The value of farm assets has risen 12% in the past year, with a sharp rise of 16.8% recorded in the value of farm land as indicated by the red line on the attached chart. By province, the ...

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