Farm transition planning is a topic that every ag business owner/operator will have to face. How many principal operators are addressing this transition in a timely, proactive manner? Unfortunately, too many put it off till “someday”. Jon Jaffe, Farm Credit East Business Consultant, discusses five hurdles of planning a transition for an ag business.
The United States economy looks robust at the midpoint of the first quarter. Chris Laughton reports on current GDP growth, unemployment, consumer spending, interest rates and commodity markets and their 2018 projections in this U.S. economy update.
State programs have protected over 436,000 acres from development in the seven states served by Farm Credit East. There are growing concerns, however, about limitations on farming practices and necessary investments on protected land.
For the past decade, there has been a lot of focus on the Millennials and how their generation differs from those that come before them. Now there is a new generation to focus on and learn about — Generation Z! Learn more about some of the key traits that differentiate this new generation.