Knowledge Exchange

Upcoming Webinars

  • There are no upcoming webinars scheduled, but we’re always looking for new topics to cover! Have a suggestion? Then let us know!

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Past Webinars

  • 2022 Green Industry Economic Outlook

    2021 was a remarkable year for the nursery, sod and greenhouse industries. After initial disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, customer demand for lawn and garden products surged, and sales were generally up overall for the green industry. As we enter 2022, there is optimism, but a great deal of uncertainty as well. Dr. Charlie Hall, of Texas A&M University, gave an overview of the Green Industry outlook for 2022.

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  • 2022 Grain Market Outlook

    Farm Credit East and speaker Zach Harding from The Andersons, Inc., recently presented a grain and oilseed outlook webinar. Zach reviewed the 2021 corn and soybean markets and shared projections for 2022 markets. Discussion included the recent January WASDE report, biofuels production and demand, current South American production and Chinese demand.

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  • 2022 Northeast Forest Products Industry Outlook

    Farm Credit East recently hosted a discussion of lumber markets, pulpwood and biomass, as well as the health of the forest industry supply chain going into 2022. Eric Kingsley, a forest industry consultant with Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC, presented his data and perspective on the region’s forest products markets and potential impacts on the economy.

    CEU Credits have been approved for: MA (1.0-Cat 1), SAF (1.0-Cat 1), CT (1.0). Other NE States applied for.

     

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  • 2022 Dairy Outlook

    2021 was a crazy year with the impact of COVID-19 on schools and foodservice markets still being felt. What does 2022 look like? Dr. Chris Wolf, Cornell University, presented Farm Credit East’s annual dairy outlook webinar.  Dr. Wolf gave an overview of the economy, changes to milk production and sales, dairy markets around the world, and other factors that may influence the coming year for dairy producers in the Northeast. 

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  • 2020 Dairy Farm Summary & 2021 Mid-Year Dairy Outlook

    Farm Credit East’s Northeast Dairy Farm Summary is the most comprehensive economic analysis of the region’s dairy industry. The 2020 edition marks the 41st year of the report, which looks at the financial results of 204 Northeast dairy farms. Chris Laughton, editor of the report, reviewed and discussed the year that was for dairy. Jeremy Forrett, manager of Crop Growers LLP, discussed risk management options for current market conditions, and finally, Catherine de Ronde, of Agri-Mark delivered a price and market outlook for the second half of 2021.

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  • 2021 Lumber Market Outlook

    North American lumber markets soared to record levels in 2020, driven higher by strong end-use market consumption and supply side constraints. Will we see another record year in 2021? Paul Jannke of Forest Economic Advisors discussed demand side drivers for lumber markets, whether or not supply will respond to the high prices and what he expects for lumber markets in 2021-22.

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