Ag Industry Trends & Outlooks

Discover insights, trends, ag market outlooks and other topical information as it relates to the Northeast's diverse agricultural industries. Brought to you by Knowledge Exchange from Farm Credit East.
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2024 Outlook for the Forest Products Industry

In this month's Knowledge Exchange Partner, Forest Economic Advisors, LLC (FEA) examines the forest product markets over the coming year including the state of recession predictions, overall economic growth, and construction and manufacturing markets in this year's 2024 Outlook for the Forest Products Industry report.

March 6, 2024

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Stay Up To Date With The Dairy Markets Insights Newsletter

 The dairy industry is ever changing, and there is constantly news being thrown at us in all different directions. Our weekly dairy market insights newsletter is curated by the Crops Growers dairy and livestock team to keep you up to date on markets and current events impacting your dairy operation.

April 18, 2024

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2024 Maple Industry Outlook Webinar

Farm Credit East hosted Mark Cannella of the University of Vermont for a look at the Maple syrup and sugar industry in 2024.

April 10, 2024

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The Dairy Industry: Review of 2022 and a Look Ahead

This month's Knowledge Exchange Partner includes a snapshot from the recently released Dairy Farm Summary. This article, written by Dr. Marin Bozic and Brian Walton, Bozic LLC, provides a review of the dairy industry in 2022 and an outlook for the remainder of 2023.

July 03, 2023

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Farm Credit East Knowledge Exchange Industry Snapshots

This month's Knowledge Exchange Partner highlights a series of Industry Snapshots, compiled by Farm Credit East's Director of Knowledge Exchange, Chris Laughton. In addition to a summary of the national economy, northeast farm economy sectors such as dairy, timber and forest products, cash field crops, livestock, fruit, vegetables, greenhouse and fishing are included.

May 03, 2023

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Rising Input Costs, Falling Commodity Prices to Squeeze Producer Margins in 2023

Dr. Bob Maltsbarger, senior research economist with the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, gives his insights on continued high input costs and the state of the cash grain and oilseed industries for 2023 in this month's Knowledge Exchange Partner.

April 01, 2023

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2023 Maple Syrup Outlook

In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, Mark Cannella, Associate Professor with the University of Vermont Extension, gives insight into the maple industry in the U.S. and Quebec, important financial market factors and a strategic outlook for the year ahead.

March 01, 2023

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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