Expect New England’s lobster fishery to be above-the-fold news in 2019. Hank Soule, Manager at Sustainable Harvest Sector, reports on the interdependent nature of this valuable fishery and its outlook for 2019.
Apple marketers, and their grower and packer suppliers, are entering a new world where their ability to add value for their retail customers will determine which companies survive, and which disappear. Desmond O’Rourke, President of Belrose, Inc., provides insight on the changing external environment, food retail and industry structure of the apple industry.
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.
Farm Credit East recently hosted its 2019 Dairy Outlook webinar featuring Dr. Mark Stephenson of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Learn more about Dr. Stephenson's insight into the overall economy, dairy supply and demand levels, changes in milk production across the United States, as well as information on international markets.