In recent years, the volatility in milk prices has been driven by the push and pull of domestic demand and exports, and the related battle between the fat and skim components of milk. Ben Laine, Senior Economist at CoBank, gives a full 2018 dairy outlook in this report.
Henry Grinbaum is a senior loan officer in Farm Credit East’s Flemington, NJ office. He is famous for his high energy, his love of working with customers and the success he has built over 35 years working with Farm Credit. Learn more about his Farm Credit East career and what drives his passion.
There’s no doubt that agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products are significant contributors to the Northeast economy. Farm Credit East’s most recent Agricultural Economic Impact Report indicated that direct ag activity on the farm, in the woods or at the dock, generates $12.6 billion in economic activity and supports more than 150,000 jobs. Thank a farmer on National #AgDay, and every day.
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.