Events & Webinars

Farm Credit East supports customer education through a variety of events and webinars. Check out topics of interest here.
Farmers and producers attending a Farm Credit East seminar

Upcoming Webinars

2023 Dairy Outlook

Friday, February 17 at 12 p.m. EST

Join Farm Credit East and Dr. Chris Wolf, Cornell University, as he reviews dairy markets in 2022, as well as provides an outlook for 2023. Wolf will give an overview of the economy, changes to milk production and sales, dairy markets around the world and other factors that may influence the coming year for dairy producers in the Northeast. Click here to register.

2023 Northeast Forest Products Industry Outlook

Thursday, March 2 at 12 p.m. EST

Farm Credit East will host a discussion of lumber markets, pulpwood and biomass, as well as the health of the forest industry supply chain going into 2023. Paul Jannke, a forest industry expert with FEA, will present his perspective on the region’s forest product markets. Click here to register.

2023 Green Industry Forecast

Wednesday, March 8 at 12 p.m. EST

Dr. Charlie Hall, Texas A&M University, will review 2022 results for the Green Industry and discuss what we might see in 2023. Hall will give an overview of the overall U.S. economy, as well as the greenhouse, nursery and landscape sectors. Click here to register.

Past Events and Webinars

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Ag Economy
2020 Dairy Farm Summary & 2021 Mid-Year Dairy Outlook

Farm Credit East’s Northeast Dairy Farm Summary is the most comprehensive economic analysis of the region’s dairy industry. The 2020 edition marks the 41st year of the report, which looks at the financial results of 204 Northeast dairy farms. Chris Laughton, editor of the report, reviewed and discussed the year that was for dairy. Jeremy Forrett, manager of Crop Growers LLP, discussed risk management options for current market conditions, and finally, Catherine de Ronde, of Agri-Mark delivered a price and market outlook for the second half of 2021.

June 23, 2021

Ag Economy
2021 Lumber Market Outlook

North American lumber markets soared to record levels in 2020, driven higher by strong end-use market consumption and supply side constraints. Will we see another record year in 2021? Paul Jannke of Forest Economic Advisors discussed demand side drivers for lumber markets, whether or not supply will respond to the high prices and what he expects for lumber markets in 2021-22.

March 16, 2021

Business Tips and Tools
How New Research is Helping New York Dairy Farms Use Less Antimicrobials

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

Business Tips and Tools
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

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!