Ag Industry Trends & Outlooks

Discover insights, trends, ag market outlooks and other topical information as it relates to the Northeast's diverse agricultural industries. Brought to you by Knowledge Exchange from Farm Credit East.
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2024 Outlook for the Forest Products Industry

In this month's Knowledge Exchange Partner, Forest Economic Advisors, LLC (FEA) examines the forest product markets over the coming year including the state of recession predictions, overall economic growth, and construction and manufacturing markets in this year's 2024 Outlook for the Forest Products Industry report.

March 6, 2024

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Stay Up To Date With The Dairy Markets Insights Newsletter

 The dairy industry is ever changing, and there is constantly news being thrown at us in all different directions. Our weekly dairy market insights newsletter is curated by the Crops Growers dairy and livestock team to keep you up to date on markets and current events impacting your dairy operation.

April 18, 2024

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2024 Maple Industry Outlook Webinar

Farm Credit East hosted Mark Cannella of the University of Vermont for a look at the Maple syrup and sugar industry in 2024.

April 10, 2024

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Takeaways from the 2021 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary

In this month's Knowledge Exchange Partner, read a summary of the recently released 2021 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary report. 170 dairy farms from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New York and Vermont participated in this year's study.

June 08, 2022

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U.S. Economic Forecast

One of the key factors affecting the U.S. economy today is inflation. Read about price increases and capacity constraints across the country, as well as an economic outlook for the coming months.

May 03, 2022

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U.S. Maple Syrup Outlook

In this month’s second article, Mark Cannella, Extension Associate Professor at the University of Vermont, gives an outlook of the maple syrup industry for 2022.

May 03, 2022

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The Impact of the War in Ukraine on the U.S. Agricultural Economy
The invasion of Ukraine has obvious and significant effects on global geopolitics, as well as tremendous humanitarian impacts on the Ukrainian population. In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, learn more about the invasion's impact on the U.S. agricultural economy.

April 05, 2022

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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