Finding labor, and qualified labor at that, has been a growing concern in the U.S., especially within the agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products industries. In part one of this three-part series, learn how two operations have partnered with vocational schools to find skilled labor.
The environment that Farm Credit East and its customers operate in is unique and it’s constantly changing. It requires a proactive and innovative mindset, and the willingness to adapt to remain competitive. Learn about some of the initiatives Farm Credit East has underway to ensure we continue to deliver high value products and services and tools to assist Northeast producers.
Recently, Farm Credit East hosted a webinar covering the OSHA Local Emphasis Program (LEP) for New York dairy farms. The regional OSHA offices in Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany have a LEP for programmed inspection of dairy farms in their jurisdictions. Read this webinar review for inspection priorities, exemptions, reporting requirements and more.
The first few words of the FFA’s creed reads, “I believe in the future of agriculture.” In honor of National FFA Week, we just wanted to take moment to recognize all of the supporters – current, former and future FFA members – who are committed to achieving FFA's motto for the future of American Agriculture.