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.
Those of us in the U.S. are often unaware of just how much the American dairy industry varies from much of the rest of the world. This is one of the reasons Farm Credit East has been a part of the International Farm Comparison Network for the past 10 years; to support their mission to better understand and forecast the dairy economy.
Farm Credit East recently hosted its 2019 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, changes in milk production across the United States, as well as information on international markets.
Over the past several decades, Northeast agriculture has continued to evolve and adapt, and will continue to do so well into the future. In this blog post, we look at what some of those changes to the Northeast’s overall agricultural landscape have been over the past 30 years.