The deadline to insure Northeast perennial crops for the 2022 crop year is November 20, 2021. Insurable perennial crops include apples, peaches, grapes, cranberries, blueberries, pears and cherries. Coverage availability varies by county, so please view the crop fact sheets available at CropGrowers.com.
Forage losses from natural hazards, especially drought, can be a significant risk for forage and livestock producers. That is why Crop Growers, LLP, is pleased to provide Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) insurance. PRF can be an effective tool for producers who have experienced losses caused by reduced forage and grazing due to lack of rainfall. The sales closing and acreage reporting date is December 1, 2021.
If you are a dairy producer thinking about adding a methane digester to your operation, join Farm Credit East for an overview of digester economics, policy considerations, incentives and operational factors.
The Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program, a joint effort of Farm Credit East, Yankee Farm Credit and CoBank, recently provided $20,000 in grant funding to two Vermont organizations to assist their efforts to promote food security and provide forest-based business education.