Canadian Farm Fuel and Fertilizer: Prices and Expenses

About the report

This report examines the situation and outlook for farm fuel and fertilizer prices and expenses in Canada for 2016 and 2017.


  • Expenditures for fuel and fertilizer represented about 15% of farm operating expenses in Canada in 2016.
  • Prices of fuel for farm machinery decreased significantly in 2016 but are expected to increase in 2017.
  • Fertilizer prices decreased in 2016 and are expected to continue to decline in 2017.

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