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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Federal Milk Marketing Order Hearing Underway: A Summary of the Major Issues

This month's Knowledge Exchange Partner covers some of the major issues that are being addressed at the Federal Milk Marketing Order Hearing. The last comprehensive revision to the FMMO system occurred in 2000.

September 8, 2023

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Crop Insurance
Whole Farm Revenue and Micro Farm Crop Insurance is Worth Another Look

Many farmers think of crop insurance as only relevant for large row-crop growers. But if you’re a diversified farm, there are new options that are worth another look, particularly in light of recurring natural disasters that have been hitting the region.

September 25, 2023

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Fruit Crop Insurance Program – How Crop Insurance Responds After a Loss

This webinar led by crop insurance specialists from Crop Growers will discuss how crop insurance policies respond to losses and what steps farmers need to take to take in the event of a loss. Join us on Thursday, July 6th at 12 noon to learn more.

 

July 6, 2023

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Crop Insurance
Protect Your Milk Money

At the beginning of this year, many economists were projecting dairy prices to be lower than 2022, but the year so far has turned out differently than expected. Dairy Revenue Protection is a quarterly risk management program that protects dairy producers from unexpected declines in milk prices, thereby protecting milk money. With the volatility we’ve seen thus far this year, is your milk money protected? 

September 12, 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, cash field crops, and fruit are also included.

August 08, 2023

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Ag Economy
Dairy Industry Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the dairy industry.

July 31, 2023

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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

The Ag Globe Trotter Weekly

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Dr. Kohl is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Finance and Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In addition to his weekly and quarterly articles on the ag economy, Dr. Kohl has traveled more than eight million miles throughout his professional career and has conducted over 6,000 workshops and seminars for various agricultural groups.

Northeast Economic Engine

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