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National Economy Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the economy.

February 15, 2024

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Crop Insurance
Another Wet One – How Crop Growers Can Help Northeast Tobacco Growers

In 2023, the Northeast experienced another wet tobacco growing season. Given the high cost of tobacco cultivation (over $1,000 per acre), risk management plans are crucial for producers. Connecticut insured more than 3,000 acres of this valuable crop. The purpose of crop insurance, like any other insurance, is not to bring profits but to make the producer whole again so they can continue to farm the following year.

February 13, 2024

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Agricultural Business Basics – Farm Financial Management

Join Farm Credit East and our Cosponsor, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society for a free webinar on Agricultural Business Basics – Farm Financial Management

February 1, 2024

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Farm Credit East Production Cost Index Reaches New High

In this article, read about rising agricultural input costs in the Northeast due to supply shortages and shifting demand as a result of restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 06, 2021

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Federal Crop Insurance Programs: A Good Deal for Northeast Producers

In this Knowledge Exchange Partner article, learn about the different crop insurance coverage options made available by the Risk Management Agency that you can use to reduce risk on your farm.

April 06, 2021

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2021 Northeast Fisheries Outlook

In this Knowledge Exchange Partner article, John Sackton, founder of Seafood.com News, provides an update and outlook on the commercial fishing industry, including profitability and environmental regulation.

March 01, 2021

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2021 U.S. Dairy Situation and Outlook

Christopher Wolf, Cornell University, gives an update of the current dairy situation, including milk prices and an update on government programs, as well as an outlook for the remainder of 2021.

March 01, 2021

Northeast Economic Engine

Download Farm Credit East’s Northeast Economic Engine report, which analyzes the economic impact of the Northeast agriculture, forest products and commercial fishing industries. This report was released in November 2020. 

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