Knowledge Exchange

Upcoming Webinars

  • 2022 Northeast Forest Products Industry Outlook

    Join Farm Credit East on Tuesday, January 25 at 11:00 am, for 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, will present his data and perspective on the region’s forest products markets and potential impacts of 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 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. Join Dr. Charlie Hall, of Texas A&M University, for a 2022 outlook webinar on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at 11:00 am.

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Past Webinars

  • Is a Methane Digester Right for your Dairy Farm?

    If you are interested in adding a methane digester to your dairy operation, view the recording for a webinar on renewable natural gas methane digesters for dairy farms. Paul Sousa from Western United Dairies presented an overview of digester economics, policy considerations, incentives and operational factors. Paul also discussed climate policies and legislation and how dairy methane gas fits in. Whether you are considering partnering with a renewable energy developer, operating a facility yourself, leasing space for a digester, or just want to learn more about this opportunity, give the recording a watch.

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  • How New Research is Helping New York Dairy Farms Use Less Antimicrobials

    In its last of four sessions, the New York Farm Viability Institute featured the researchers and educators that are working to help farmers adopt Selective Dry Cow Therapy (SDCT) in their operation. Attendees learned what they think is working well and where the “watch outs” may be.

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  • Green Industry Economic Outlook for 2021

    2020 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. Entering 2021, there is optimism, but a great deal of uncertainty as well. Dr. Charlie Hall of Texas A&M University gave a 2021 outlook.

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  • 2021 Grain Markets: New Year – New Opportunities – New Risks

    This informative Spring Grain Markets webinar featured valuable insights on a global and national level from Rich Morrison (NAU Country) with regional perspectives from Zach Harding (The Andersons Trade Group) to help you navigate the market turbulence of the 2021 season.

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  • New York Dairy OSHA LEP Update

    OSHA presenters Nick Donofrio and Mike Scime of the Buffalo office and Jeff Prebish from the Syracuse office reviewed the Dairy LEP, provided an overview of OSHA findings and violations on dairy farms and explained OSHA’s ability to expand an inspection. The webinar also detailed what happens after an inspection and provided information on the New York state Onsite Consultation Service and how it can help your farm.

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  • Will Farmers Do it? Helping New York Farms Evolve Their Production Practices

    The New York Farm Viability Institute held their third of four sessions exploring the factors that influence a farmer’s decision to adopt a new practice. This session featured a panel of researchers and educators who have been working to develop and help farmers adopt “win-win” solutions for nutrient management and soil health practices. The last session will be held on March 5.

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