Ag Industry Trends & Outlooks

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Boosting Dairy Farm Resilience: How the DRP Program Helps Manage Revenue Risks

The dairy industry is inherently unpredictable, with market fluctuations, weather conditions, and production variables all contributing to an unstable income landscape for dairy farmers. Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) is a valuable tool to mitigate these risks and provide a more stable financial footing.

June 4, 2024

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Business Basics for Beginning Farmers

One of the great things about owning or starting your own business is that you determine your business goals and how you want to achieve them. So, what are the business basics that help you remain profitable so you stay on track toward achieving your business goals?

June 18, 2024

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Crop Insurance Claims for Grape Losses

Join Farm Credit East and Crop Growers for an insightful webinar tailored for grape producers, specifically designed to address the challenges following the April 25, 2024, freeze event. This session will provide you with the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively navigate the claim process.

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June 25, 2024

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2024 Forest Products Industry Outlook

Paul Jannke of Forest Economic Advisors joined Farm Credit East for a discussion on the 2024 economic outlook for the forest products industry.

April 09, 2024

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2024 Grain and Oilseed Industry Outlook

In this webinar, Farm Credit East and Dr. Robert Maltsbarger of the Food and Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri, presented a 2024 Grain and Oilseed Industry Outlook.

April 09, 2024

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5 Takeaways from the 2024 Apple Outlook

According to the USAppleTracker monthly storage report, November holdings were 191 million bushels – an all-time high, eclipsing the mark set during the 2014/15 season. What does this mean for the 2024 season? Farm Credit East recently hosted a webinar with Chris Gerlach, USApple’s Director of Industry Analytics, to find out.

April 04, 2024

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2024 Grain and Oilseed Outlook

Dr. Bob Maltsbarger, Senior Research Economist with the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, gives his insights on the state of the cash grain and oilseed industries for 2024, including U.S. production, supply and demand trends, competition from other countries, weather-related market fluctuations, and other industry related conditions in this year's industry outlook report.

March 26, 2024

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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