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  • Spring 2021

    The widespread disruptions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic created a dramatic shift in our food system impacting agriculture and processing along the food chain in different ways. In this issue’s cover story, we look at how Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products markets reacted to the pandemic, lessons learned along the way, what still needs to change, and how our supply chain may be impacted.
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  • Fall 2020

    Cyber scams are becoming all too common. In 2019, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center recorded more than $3.5 billion in losses to individuals and businesses. Especially during a time of crisis, hackers will be the first to take advantage of the situation — and people’s fears. As of October 2020, the Federal Trade Commission reported that consumers have reported losing more than $160 million from COVID-19 and stimulus related frauds. In this issue’s cover story, learn about the types of scams hackers are deploying and tips to protect yourself and your information.

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  • Spring 2019

    Finding labor, and qualified labor at that, has been a growing concern in the U.S., especially within the agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products industries. And, the debates about how to address this issue have been going on even longer. In this issue’s cover story, we interviewed several Northeast ag businesses who have deployed unique strategies in their operations to combat the labor challenges they were facing. As a result, they have found success in hiring and retaining skilled labor, or have circumvented the issue by implementing technology to cut back on labor demands. Also in this issue, meet the 2019 candidates running for the Farm Credit East Board of Directors.

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