2020 was a crazy year with the impact of COVID-19 on schools and foodservice markets. What does 2021 look like? Join Farm Credit East and Dr. Chris Wolf, Cornell University, for a webinar on Thursday, January 21 at 1:00PM to learn more. Dr. Wolf will give 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.
The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSAA) ushered in several changes and renewals for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Join Erin Pirro and Keith Dickinson on January 22 at 11am for a webinar as they explain the most important changes to the program for Farm Credit East customers, including how to determine if your business is eligible for additional PPP funds.
Join the New York Farm Viability Institute for the third of four sessions exploring the factors that influence a farmer’s decision to adopt a new practice. This session will feature 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.
Join the New York Farm Viability Institute for its fourth session in the series exploring the factors that influence a farmer’s decision to adopt a new practice. This session will feature the researchers and educators that are working to help farmers adopt Selective Dry Cow Therapy (SDCT) in their operation. Learn what they think is working well, and where the “watch outs” may be.
In an increasingly global marketplace, events around the world have the power to influence markets here in the U.S. Dr. Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, presented an overview of dairy markets around the world and talked about what the coming year has in store for dairy producers here in the Northeast.
Chris Laughton, Farm Credit East’s Director of Knowledge Exchange, presented the results of the 2016 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary on May 11. A panel discussion about the current economic situation facing Northeast dairy producers followed, featuring Farm Credit East consultants and dairy experts.
The recording of Farm Credit East's annual dairy outlook webinar is now available. Dr. Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, presented an outlook for dairy markets in the coming year. He covered both global and domestic dairy markets and presented his forecast for the coming year. Karl Czymmek, Cornell PRO-Dairy, gave a brief review of current and upcoming environmental issues and regulations. Jodi Smith, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, gave us a Northeast market perspective. Bill Zweigbaum and Brian Monckton of Farm Credit East commented on the presentations and Tom Cosgrove fielded questions from our audience.