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.
In 2018, New York introduced the Empire State Apprenticeship Tax Credit Program. The tax credit is available to employers in select industries who hire an apprentice to learn their business. Grey Bennis, Farm Credit East Tax Associate, talks about the details of this tax credit.
Rural properties have many features that make them appealing to buyers, but also come with a unique set of considerations when choosing the right property. To avoid the pitfalls of buying your piece of paradise, check out these 10 rural property tips.