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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 2, 2022

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Business Tips and Tools
Loan Application Essentials: What you need to apply

Are you in need of financing for your farm, fishing or forestry business but not sure how to get started? Don’t let the process be a barrier to getting the funding you need! Keep reading for a list of essential information you’ll need to submit an application.

December 6, 2022

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2023 Crop Insurance Strategies and Outlook

As we begin a new year, producers need forecasts and strategies in order to solidify their 2023 risk management strategies. Crop Growers LLP, in conjunction with Watts & Associates Economic Consultants, are hosting a webinar providing a market outlook, March 15 Farm Bill decisions and ERP payments.

January 18, 2023

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Business Tips and Tools
Tips for Managing your Business in an Inflationary Environment

Topping news headlines is inflation and its impact on the U.S. economy. As measured by the Consumer Price Index, inflation is currently running in the 8% range and prices are rising at a rate we haven’t seen since the early 1980s. Learn strategies for producers to manage through the current inflationary environment. 

July 19, 2022

Business Tips and Tools
Will That Purchase Pay For Itself?

Originally published in Hoard's Dairyman, this article by Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Chief Marketplace Officer, examines how to prioritize capital investments using a variety of strategies, including partial budgeting, 

June 07, 2022

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Fruits and Vegetables: An Early Season Check-in

Farm Credit East hosted a webinar that gave an outlook on the Northeast fruit and vegetable season. This webinar covered the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Northeast growers, market disruptions, and how production and marketing has shifted to reflect the current environment. Managing workers and their health was also covered. The webinar was co-sponsored by the New York State Vegetable Growers Association.

June 25, 2020

Tax Updates and Guidance: What You Need to Know

The IRS has been busy working on guidance to help taxpayers navigate the relief provisions recently afforded to them by Congress. Dario Arezzo outlines several items that taxpayers should know.

April 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.

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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