Canada

NFU warns of family farm takeovers

The National Farmers Union is warning that the Canadian family farm is under threat from increased corporate control and foreign ownership.

Hancock ag investors eyeing more farm deals

Investors are growing more bullish on U.S. farmland as softness in some sectors spurs increased competition for buying quality acres. Capital flow is increasing from overseas, in particular from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Doit-on protéger nos terres?

Selon l'économiste Marc Urbain Proulx, les groupes chinois sont prêts à contourner la loi en faisant acheter les terres par des personnes qui résident au Québec.