Ag Industry Trends & Outlooks

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Tax Strategies for 2022

In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, Farm Credit East Tax Consultant, Edward Maxwell, explains the importance of understanding your operation’s tax liability and how to tax plan for cash basis reporting.

September 8, 2022

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Business Tips and Tools
Crop Insurance: When and How to File a Claim

Crop insurance is one of the most important tools you can have in your proverbial “toolbox.” There are many types of policies that can be tailored to your operation and what you’re growing. Crop insurance can provide coverage on a variety of naturally occurring peril. And when one of these perils occurs, you need to know how and when to file a claim.

September 27, 2022

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New York Tax Incentives for Farm Employers: Overtime, Investment and Employee Retention

Farm Credit East, NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets, NYS Department of Taxation & Finance and Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development outlined significant tax credits that are applicable to many farmers in New York state. View the recording to find out what's new, what these tax credits cover and how to apply.

June 21, 2022

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Ag Economy
Fruit Industry Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the fruit and wine industry.

August 02, 2022

Ag Economy
2021 Fruit Industry Snapshot

Different sectors of the fruit industry had highs and lows in 2020. Apples showed a smaller crop than usual, but cranberries did well due to increased retail juice sales. The wine and craft beverage sector was hit hard early in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions, but bounced back with the availability of online ordering and curbside pickup.

April 06, 2021

Ag Economy
An Early Season Check-in for Northeast Fruit and Vegetables Markets: The impacts of COVID-19 and beyond

Farm Credit East recently hosted a webinar featuring a panel of experts to discuss the Northeast's fruit and vegetables industries, and how COVID-19 has impacted markets. This post summarizes their discussion on a multitude of topics, including supply and demand, consumer preferences, costs, marketing and labor challenges, as well as future outlook predictions.

June 30, 2020

Ag Economy
What’s inside the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

On April 17, the USDA unveiled details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agriculture, which includes $16 billion in direct support to agricultural producers and $3 billion to purchase and distribute agriculture products to Americans in need. Read a summary of these two main components.

May 15, 2020

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.