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
Beef and Beyond: A Look at Local and National Animal Protein Markets

On June 18, 2020, Farm Credit East hosted a livestock and meat markets outlook featuring Will Sawyer of CoBank, who gave a national perspective on animal protein markets. Dr. Michael Baker, Senior Extension Associate at Cornell University, spoke about Northeast markets and what the rest of the year has in store.

June 18, 2020

Ag Economy
Economic Trends in the Northeast Forest Industry

Eric Kingsley, a forest industry consultant with Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC, presented his outlook on the region’s forest products markets—primarily biomass, pulpwood and sawlogs—and potential impacts of the slowing economy on June 16, 2020.

June 16, 2020

Ag Economy
Feed, Grain and Dairy Markets Around the World and Here in the Northeast

Farm Credit East's webinar on June 11, 2020, presented an outlook for feed, grain and dairy markets. Ken Zuckerberg, lead analyst and senior economist at CoBank, presented insight into what’s happening with feed and grain markets both locally and around the world. Dr. Chris Wolf, professor of applied economics and management at Cornell University, covered dairy markets and what the rest of 2020 has in store.

June 11, 2020

Ag Economy
USDA COVID-19 Relief Programs and Impacts to the US Food System

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

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!