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Significant disruptions to U.S. agriculture, including shutdowns at a number of meatpacking plants and major declines in food service markets have been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the USDA developed a number of relief programs to assist producers who have been impacted by the loss of markets and the general economic downturn. American Farm Bureau Federation Chief Economist, John Newton, discussed these issues in a webinar on June 4, 2020.
June 04, 2020
Dr. Ed Seifried, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, gave his take on what’s happening with the economy and what might be in store as the Northeast moves toward a gradual reopening.
May 27, 2020
Dairy farmers and industry professionals were invited to hear Dr. Marin Bozic and Farm Credit East Business Consultant Gregg McConnell cover dairy markets, how to evaluate your farm's risk profile and the suitability of risk management tools for different situations. This free webinar was held April 30, 2020.
April 30, 2020
Farm Credit East hosted a green industry outlook webinar March 18, 2020. Dr. Charlie Hall, Texas A&M University, presented an overview of the general U.S. economy, talked about consumer trends and gave an overall forecast for the coming year's nursery, greenhouse and landscape sectors.
March 18, 2020