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Farm Income, Financial Conditions and Government Assistance Data Book, 2016

Executive summary

The Farm Income, Financial Conditions and Government Assistance Data Book is a compendium of historical data series from several sources compiled into a single, convenient resource of key economic and financial data for the agriculture sector. The information provides a comprehensive view of the situation in primary agriculture and the expenditures that governments are making to ensure a strong and competitive sector. The Data Book also provides valuable information on government assistance to the agriculture and agri-food sector not readily available from other sources.

Information is provided by several organizations within Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, as well as by other federal departments. Information in the Data Book is also prepared in consultation with the provincial ministries responsible for agriculture.

The Data Book is divided into four sections. Section A presents information related to farm income while Section B contains information on farm financial conditions. Section C provides data on government expenditures for the agri-food sector and Section D provides information on estimates of support to agriculture. Notes on the methodology are provided at the end of each section. Each edition of the Data Book provides the most up-to-date economic and financial indicators.


Section A - Farm income

Section B - Farm financial conditions

Section C - Government expenditures in support of the agri-food sector

Section D - Estimates of support to agriculture

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