State programs have protected over 436,000 acres from development in the seven states served by Farm Credit East. There are growing concerns, however, about limitations on farming practices and necessary investments on protected land.
Response forms for the USDA Census of Agriculture have started to be mailed and are available online. It’s critically important that all producers respond – large, small, rural, suburban or urban – whatever products you produce! The Census of Agriculture is your voice and an opportunity to be heard.
Despite a $1.39/cwt. drop in milk prices, dairy farms showed remarkable resilience with slightly improved financial results in 2016 compared to 2015. Read more about the results recently reported during a webinar held by Farm Credit East on the 2016 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary.