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Five years of farm revenues outpace expense changes in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan farmers' cash receipts for the five years ended 2021 outpaced increases in expenses by more than two to one.

Income revenues grew by 37.9 per cent to $19.46 billion during the period while gross operating expenses increased 16.5 per cent to $11.49 billion, according to Statistics Canada data.

About two-thirds of the increased cost pressure came in 2021

Across Canada income increased 17.96 per cent.

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