Finding labor, and qualified labor at that, has been a growing concern in the U.S., especially within the agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products industries. In part one of this three-part series, learn how two operations have partnered with vocational schools to find skilled labor.
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.
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.
Response forms for the USDA Census of Agriculture have started to be mailed and are available online. It’s critically important that all producers respond – large, small, rural, suburban or urban – whatever products you produce! The Census of Agriculture is your voice and an opportunity to be heard.