The first article reviews changes to dairy risk management programs resulting from the 2018 Farm Bill. The second article gives readers insight into today’s tight job market with some tips on leading and developing your employees, and what it takes to become an “employer of choice.”
The federal tax law that was passed late in 2017 significantly affects agricultural producers this year. This makes tax planning more important than ever. Farm Credit East recently released a short video summarizing some of these changes and the services it provides to help Northeast agricultural businesses create their tax strategy.
Farm Credit’s FarmStart is a unique program that invests working capital of up to $75,000 in northeast agricultural, fishing and forest products ventures showing promise of success. One of those recent investments was with J&S Brothers Farms LLC, in Mullica, NJ. J&S Brothers is owned by Jose and Salvador Constantino.
Farm Credit East's Benchmark Solutions report compares members’ financial metrics to those of the benchmark for their industry. Provided free of charge, this report can be used to help members manage their businesses. In this month's Knowledge Exchange Partner, learn how benchmarking can be a management tool for your operation.