Ken McEwan

Production Economics & Agribusiness
College Professor, Campus Director


M.Sc Agricultural Economics - University of Guelph
B.Sc Agriculture - University of Guelph

Research Interests:

Main research focus is on applied economics related to farm and agribusiness management. Specialty areas include: pricing, benchmarking and evaluating the structural changes within the Ontario swine industry.

Recent or current projects include:

  • Competitiveness and profitability of Ontario swine farms -- farm size, debt level, and production type versus profitability
  • Labour needs assessment for the Ontario pork sector
  • Alternative hog pricing mechanisms for Ontario
  • A review of Ontario farm input costs relative to nearby U.S. states

Research Associates:

Lynn Marchand
Reek Building
University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
Phone: 519-674-1500 x63527
Fax: 519-674-1530


Deliver several professional sessions to producer organizations and boards. Participate in advanced professional development training.

Recent Publications and Reports:

2017 Ontario Farm Input Monitoring Project Survey #3, October 4, 2017

2017 Ontario Farm Input Monitoring Project Survey #2, June 21, 2017

2017 Ontario Farm Input Monitoring Project Survey #1, May 31, 2017

2016 Farm Input Prices - Ontario and US Great Lakes Region: 2007-2016

2016 Comparison of 2015 Swine Budgets

View the complete list of reports by Ken McEwan on the reports page.

Page reviewed 03/06/2018