Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange Partner

  • April 2018 Knowledge Exchange Partner

    The Northeast Dairy Farm Summary (DFS) is scheduled for release on April 30. The first article in April’s Knowledge Exchange Partner gives a snapshot of the DFS’s findings and provides a few resources to help your farm leverage these results. Our second article looks at the green industry, summarizing the key demographic and economic take-aways from a webinar Farm Credit East hosted with Dr. Charles Hall last month.

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  • March 2018 Knowledge Exchange Partner

    When the U.S. Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, it included major changes to the Dairy Margin Protection Program. The first article in this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner summarizes information from the February 2018 release of the Dairy Markets and Policy report titled Changes to the Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers. The second article is by Hank Soule who has 30 years of experience in New England seafood harvesting, production and fishery management. He reports on the health of the Northeast commercial fishing industry and some innovative ideas that have transformed what was once viewed as waste into high-value products.

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  • February 2018 Knowledge Exchange Partner

    Does a good overall economy help or hurt the ag economy? Farm Credit’s Knowledge Exchange team looks at the data behind this question in February’s Knowledge Exchange Partner. We also highlights Farm Credit East’s Industry Snapshots, updated quarterly to give you a glimpse into the latest business and market intelligence from our industry experts.

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  • January 2018 Knowledge Exchange Partner

    The largest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years provides overall positive benefits to many Northeast farmers. This month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner reviews some of the provisions of the tax law that will affect producers in 2018. The second article takes a look at the U.S. dairy market and recaps year-over-year comparisons. It also touches on international competition and provides an industry outlook for the coming year.

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