Farm Credit East and CoBank announced a joint contribution of $25,000 to GrowNYC to support its work with Northeast farmers. The funds will support GrowNYC’s FARMroots program, which provides legal, marketing and financial management technical assistance for both beginning and established Greenmarket farmers.
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.
In September’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, we review H-2A usage across the Northeast, and some of the program’s regulatory challenges that have been an issue for producers. Our second article addresses the issues that come with preparing the next generation for farm management. We provide some key insights on how to understand multi-generational dynamics and plan for a generational transfer.