Unlike many sectors of the agricultural economy, nursery and ornamental greenhouse production tends to be influenced primarily by the state of the general U.S. economy – particularly housing markets and consumer spending. Charlie Hall discusses how the continued good performance of the overall economy is positive for the green industry heading into 2020.
Farm Credit East recently hosted its 2020 Dairy Outlook webinar featuring Dr. Mark Stephenson of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Learn more about Dr. Stephenson's insight into the overall economy, dairy supply and demand levels and changes in milk production.
With growing ag labor concerns nationwide, some operations are circumventing their labor needs by turning to mechanization. Learn how some operations are implementing technology to cut back on their labor demands.
The Northeast forest industry is in the middle of a once-in-a-generation transformation. What does that mean for Northeast re-investment, consolidation and innovation? Eric Kingsley, of Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC, gives insight into forest industry opportunities for the year ahead.