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.
Producers in many areas of the Northeast who are growing a variety of nutrient-dense vegetables for the fresh market are well positioned to take advantage of market trends. The policies impacting vegetable production, U.S. vegetable consumption patterns and what producers can expect this year is discussed in this outlook written by Bradley Rickard, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University.
Expect New England’s lobster fishery to be above-the-fold news in 2019. Hank Soule, Manager at Sustainable Harvest Sector, reports on the interdependent nature of this valuable fishery and its outlook for 2019.