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Crop Insurance

Another Wet One – How Crop Growers Can Help Northeast Tobacco Growers

Daniele Harris

In 2023, the Northeast experienced another wet tobacco growing season. Given the high cost of tobacco cultivation (over $1,000 per acre), risk management plans are crucial for producers. Connecticut insured more than 3,000 acres of this valuable crop. The purpose of crop insurance, like any other insurance, is not to bring profits but to make the producer whole again so they can continue to farm the following year.

February 13, 2024

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Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
What you Need to Know about Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting for your Business

Starting January 1, 2024, most United States (U.S.) entities must report information about the beneficial owners of their businesses to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. financial system by making it harder for illicit actors to use shell companies to launder their money or hide assets. This blog article explores the key elements of the BOI reporting rule and what actions your business needs to take. 

January 18, 2024

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Innovation and Emerging Markets
Stewards of the Land: Plants for pollinators and effective soil management

In our final installment of Stewards of the Land, we travel to Bordentown, N.J., to Sunset Farmstead — a sustainable nursery operation focused on growing native plants for pollinators and effective soil management.

September 07, 2021

Innovation and Emerging Markets
Stewards of the Land: Sustainable forest management

In this week’s Stewards of the Land series, we head to Lincoln, Maine, to meet Treeline, Inc., one of the first companies to earn the Northeast Master Loggers Certification.

August 31, 2021

Innovation and Emerging Markets
Stewards of the Land: A Western New York dairy converts waste into renewable energy

Today our Stewards of the Land series takes us to a Western New York dairy farm. Noblehurst Farms is a 1,850-cow dairy with 3,000 crop acres, and their most recent iteration in a long history of environmental stewardship was the installation of an anaerobic digester.

August 17, 2021

Innovation and Emerging Markets
Stewards of the Land: A Massachusetts’ farm’s road to net zero

Today begins a four-part series highlighting Northeast agricultural producers who have implemented various practices to benefit the environment. We’ll kick off the series at Russell Orchards Farm Store and Winery, a 120-acre fruit and vegetable farm in Ipswich, Massachusetts.

August 10, 2021

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