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Business Tips and Tools

The Levels of Dairy Risk Management

Daniele Ricci

Dairy Risk Management can be an intimidating and complex process for many dairy operations; however, it is an important tool for protecting risk in dairy markets. Crop Growers agents Daniele Ricci and Megan Clancy explain the different levels available for your operation.

November 28, 2022

Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
Employee Retention Credit and Supply Chain Disruptions

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a refundable tax credit that taxpayers could obtain by meeting a quantitative test for either a decline in revenues, or because their business was shut down wholly or partially due to a governmental order. This shutdown test includes “supply chain disruptions.” Today’s Tax Talk considers how the IRS views a supply chain disruption.

October 26, 2022

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Ag Economy
Holiday Ag Sales in 2020

As 2020 — and with it the traditionally busy holiday season — comes to a close, how have Northeast farmers, producers and growers fared? How has COVID-19 impacted sales and the customer experience? Take a look at a few key holiday staple items and how COVID-19 has impacted their sales.

December 22, 2020

Ag Economy
What producers and consumers should know about COVID-19 and food safety

While many people are concerned about how to keep themselves and their families safe from COVID-19, it’s also important to know how the virus is not transmitted. Consuming fruits and vegetables remains safe and is important for maintaining a robust immune system. Here are some details on food safety in the current environment that may help calm your uncertainty.

September 29, 2020

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
Economic Trends in the Northeast Forest Industry

Biomass, pulpwood and sawlogs are important to the sustainability of the Northeast’s forest industry but are facing a handful of economic challenges. Despite the headwinds, Northeast markets are incredibly well positioned to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

June 23, 2020

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