Each winter, Farm Credit East hosts a webinar series on current topics relevant to Northeast farming, fishing and forestry. These webinars are not just for the cooperative’s members, but free to all attendees. Read a preview of a few of our upcoming webinars.
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.
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.