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Christmas Trees Bring Joy to Consumers, but Complicated Economics to the Region’s Growers; USMCA Trade Panel Rejects U.S. Complaint About Access to Canada’s Dairy Market

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 8, 2023

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New York Farm Employer Overtime Credit - What you need to know

With 2024 around the corner, New York state farmers need to begin thinking about the Farm Overtime Credit that will provide a refund for hours worked between the thresholds set by the state and 60 hours. 

December 5, 2023

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Fruit Crop Insurance Program – How Crop Insurance Responds After a Loss

This webinar led by crop insurance specialists from Crop Growers will discuss how crop insurance policies respond to losses and what steps farmers need to take to take in the event of a loss. Join us on Thursday, July 6th at 12 noon to learn more.

 

July 6, 2023

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USDA Dairy Margin Coverage Program

Learn all about the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) risk management program in this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, including coverage options, limitations and the deadline to sign up.

November 01, 2022

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Dairy Margin Coverage Might Not Pay Out This Year: Why it’s More Important than Ever to Consider It

Given the volatility in dairy markets, figuring out the best risk management strategy can be tricky. In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, learn more about risk mitigation with the Dairy Margin Coverage program and crop insurance options that might fit your dairy business.

February 09, 2022

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Dairy Risk Management: Many Options for Northeast Producers

Get an in-depth look at risk management options for Northeast dairy producers, including the Dairy Margin Coverage program, Dairy Revenue Protection, Livestock Gross Margin-Dairy and crop insurance.

June 02, 2021

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Federal Crop Insurance Programs: A Good Deal for Northeast Producers

In this Knowledge Exchange Partner article, learn about the different crop insurance coverage options made available by the Risk Management Agency that you can use to reduce risk on your farm.

April 06, 2021

The Ag Globe Trotter Weekly

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Dr. Kohl is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Finance and Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In addition to his weekly and quarterly articles on the ag economy, Dr. Kohl has traveled more than eight million miles throughout his professional career and has conducted over 6,000 workshops and seminars for various agricultural groups.

Northeast Economic Engine

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