With growing ag labor concerns nationwide, some operations are circumventing their labor needs by turning to mechanization. Learn how some operations are implementing technology to cut back on their labor demands.
Farm Credit East recently presented the results of the 2017 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary. It was a mixed bag – average earnings increased due to a rise in milk prices, but cash flow came in at breakeven for the third year in a row. Read more here.
Major dairy cooperatives estimate that producer pay prices for 2017 will average about $2.00 per hundredweight higher than last year. Read more about prices and global demand markets in this brief outlook on Northeast dairy.
Despite a $1.39/cwt. drop in milk prices, dairy farms showed remarkable resilience with slightly improved financial results in 2016 compared to 2015. Read more about the results recently reported during a webinar held by Farm Credit East on the 2016 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary.