Farm Credit East, along with more than 80 sponsors, contributed to this year's Northeast Dairy Challenge. The program engages students with a holistic, on-farm experience to put their ag education and communication skills to the test.
Today our Stewards of the Land series takes us to a Western New York dairy farm. Noblehurst Farms is a 1,850-cow dairy with 3,000 crop acres, and their most recent iteration in a long history of environmental stewardship was the installation of an anaerobic digester.
For many agricultural producers, COVID-19 has meant continuing business operations with added restrictions. Kim Brayman of Fesko Dairy, LLC, in Skaneatles, N.Y., understands the struggles that producers are going through, both personally and professionally, and offers a few tips for staying connected during these challenging times.
To market yourself to potential business partners, landowners and customers, you need to have a plan. Keith Dickinson discusses a communication tool to connect the values and goals of your business to potential investors.