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Farm Credit East supports customer education through a variety of events and webinars. Check out topics of interest here.
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Green Industry Economic Outlook for 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 2, 2021

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Green Industry Economic Outlook for 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

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2021 Grain Markets: New Year – New Opportunities – New Risks

This informative Spring Grain Markets webinar featured valuable insights on a global and national level from Rich Morrison (NAU Country) with regional perspectives from Zach Harding (The Andersons Trade Group) to help you navigate the market turbulence of the 2021 season.

February 10, 2021

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New York Dairy OSHA LEP Update

OSHA presenters Nick Donofrio and Mike Scime of the Buffalo office and Jeff Prebish from the Syracuse office reviewed the Dairy LEP, provided an overview of OSHA findings and violations on dairy farms and explained OSHA’s ability to expand an inspection. The webinar also detailed what happens after an inspection and provided information on the New York state Onsite Consultation Service and how it can help your farm.

February 09, 2021

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Will Farmers Do it? Helping New York Farms Evolve Their Production Practices

The New York Farm Viability Institute held their third of four sessions exploring the factors that influence a farmer’s decision to adopt a new practice. This session featured a panel of researchers and educators who have been working to develop and help farmers adopt “win-win” solutions for nutrient management and soil health practices. The last session will be held on March 5.

February 05, 2021

Other Industry Events And Webinars

There are no upcoming events scheduled, but we’re always looking for new topics to cover! Have a suggestion? Then let us know!