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Farm Credit East, the OSHA Workgroup, and the Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA) recently held a webinar regarding recent OSHA dairy farm updates. This year’s OSHA update featured topics on farm visitor safety, safety equipment and training, serious incident reporting and OSHA farm inspections, as well as hazard communications in agriculture, presented by guest speaker, Michelle Baker. Along with the overview of OSHA Hazard Communication regulations, various important reminders about other farm safety topics were discussed.
February 17, 2022
If you are interested in adding a methane digester to your dairy operation, view the recording for a webinar on renewable natural gas methane digesters for dairy farms. Paul Sousa from Western United Dairies presented an overview of digester economics, policy considerations, incentives and operational factors. Paul also discussed climate policies and legislation and how dairy methane gas fits in. Whether you are considering partnering with a renewable energy developer, operating a facility yourself, leasing space for a digester, or just want to learn more about this opportunity, give the recording a watch.
October 20, 2021
In its last of four sessions, the New York Farm Viability Institute featured the researchers and educators that are working to help farmers adopt Selective Dry Cow Therapy (SDCT) in their operation. Attendees learned what they think is working well and where the “watch outs” may be.
March 05, 2021
2020 was a remarkable year for the nursery, sod, and greenhouse industries. After initial disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, customer demand for lawn and garden products surged, and sales were generally up overall for the green industry. Entering 2021, there is optimism, but a great deal of uncertainty as well. Dr. Charlie Hall of Texas A&M University gave a 2021 outlook.
March 02, 2021