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In 2023, the Northeast experienced another wet tobacco growing season. Given the high cost of tobacco cultivation (over $1,000 per acre), risk management plans are crucial for producers. Connecticut insured more than 3,000 acres of this valuable crop. The purpose of crop insurance, like any other insurance, is not to bring profits but to make the producer whole again so they can continue to farm the following year.
February 13, 2024
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In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, Dr. Christoher A. Wolf of Cornell University reviews 2023 milk production and looks ahead to with a 2024 milk price outlook as well as a policy update on the recently concluded Federal Milk Marketing Order Hearing.
February 07, 2024
In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, Attorney L.J. D’Arrigo looks at the H-2A temporary work visa program, and the reforms which have been proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service. The H-2A program allows foreign workers to legally come to the United States and work in temporary agricultural positions.
January 11, 2024
This month's Knowledge Exchange Partner covers two industry updates. The first, a seasonal update on the economics of this year's Christmas Tree industry, and the second, a look at the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement treaty and Canada's dairy market. Compiled by Farm Credit East's Director of Knowledge Exchange, Chris Laughton.
December 08, 2023
This month's Knowledge Exchange Partner highlights a series of Industry Snapshots compiled by Farm Credit East's Director of Knowledge Exchange, Chris Laughton. In addition to a summary of the national economy, northeast farm economy sectors such as dairy, cash field crops, and fruit are also included.
October 31, 2023
Northeast Economic Engine
Download Farm Credit East’s Northeast Economic Engine report, which analyzes the economic impact of the Northeast agriculture, forest products and commercial fishing industries. This report was released in November 2020.
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