Farming can be a risky endeavor. There are many ways to prepare for and mitigate risks, and an important one for many producers is crop insurance. Jeremy Forrett, Vice President, Crop Growers, LLP, discusses the importance of Northeast crop insurance in your risk management plan.
Farm Credit East recently presented the results of the 2017 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary. It was a mixed bag – average earnings increased due to a rise in milk prices, but cash flow came in at breakeven for the third year in a row. Read more here.
Since 2000, the U.S. apple industry has been in a state of continual change. Desmond O'Rourke, consultant of food marketing and international trade, discusses this changing industry environment in this outlook as well as future challenges and opportunities for the apple industry.
Did you know that spending on landscape improvements increase property value $1.09 for every $1.00 invested? That’s a healthy home improvement payoff! Dr. Charlie Hall presents more on plant value proposition and economic indicators for the green industry in this presentation summary.