Farm Credit East’s Knowledge Exchange program released a briefing report on milk marketing in the Northeast. The report presents perspectives from Dr. Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin, and Lucas Fuess, Director of Dairy Market Intelligence at HighGround Dairy.
Farm Credit East and Crop Growers, LLP hosted a webinar on available dairy risk management options for dairy farmers and other interested parties on Friday, June 14. The recording from this webinar will be available on Monday, June 17.
Continued wet weather over much of the Northeast suggests that many growers will be facing decisions on whether to seek a prevented planting payment or continue planting crops. Prevented planting is available for those producers who have purchased crop insurance on many spring crops.
The Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program, a joint effort of Farm Credit East, Yankee Farm Credit and CoBank, recently provided $71,300 in grant funding to 22 organizations for their efforts to support young and beginning farmer initiatives, encourage youth leadership development, and promote northeast agriculture, forestry and commercial fishing.