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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Business Tips and Tools
Seasonal Business Labor and Immigration Webinar Series

Farm Credit East cosponsored Harris Beach’s three-part webinar series on seasonal labor and immigration in the fall of 2020. Click read more below to view the recordings from each 90-minute webinar session, including a webinar on H-2A, a webinar on H-2B and one on permanent foreign labor options.

December 15, 2020

Business Tips and Tools
Incorporating Behavioral Science Insights into Agricultural Programs

The New York Farm Viability Institute kicked off a 4-part series exploring the factors that influence a farmer’s decision to adopt a new practice. The first session featured behavioral sciences expert John Pickering with Evidn as he discussed how behavioral insights can be applied to further enhance your own work. Julie Sorensen with the Basset Healthcare’s New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health shared her experience using “behavioral nudging” to influence safety practices.

December 11, 2020

Ag Economy
Dairy Markets: 2020 and Beyond

2020 saw dramatic price swings in dairy markets due to COVID-19’s global impact on foodservice markets. What have we learned from this? What will 2021 bring? While the precise answers are still unknown, we are sure to see volatility. Are you sure you’re ready? Crop Growers, LLP, Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit hosted a webinar December 1 for a timely discussion led by Dr. Marin Bozic of the University of Minnesota along with Farm Credit East business consultant Gregg McConnell.

December 01, 2020

Business Tips and Tools
The USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, Part 2: What Specialty Crop Producers Should Know.
Farm Credit East and the US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency presented a webinar on November 6, 2020, discussing CFAP 2. The webinar focused on specialty crop producers, including floriculture and nursery crops, fruit and vegetable growers, aquaculture producers, tobacco growers, maple, and others. Farm Service Agency Program Specialists reviewed key details applicable to operations, like eligibility requirements, payment limitations, records required, application procedures, and payment rates for each commodity.
 

November 06, 2020

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!