Grain transportation faces post-pandemic challenges

Mohammad Torshizi (Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology) says grain transportation was a success during the first year of the pandemic, but might face some post-pandemic challenges revealed during COVID-19.

Pandemic not affecting all cattle sectors equally

“If markets continue to be depressed into the second half of this year, feedlots will take actions and dramatically reduce placements,” writes James Rude (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology) in what he phrases as “preliminary analysis” looking at Canadian beef market impacts from the virus

More slaughter plants not the answer: Unrau

If consumers do want regionally processed beef and are willing to pay the additional cost for that meat, an investor or investors will take advantage of the opportunity, said agricultural economist James Rude (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology).