ENFIELD, Conn. — Farm Credit East will be hosting a free webinar to discuss 2017 Northeast dairy farm results and the current dairy situation today, May 1, at 11:00 AM.
2017 was another challenging year for Northeast dairy producers. The average milk price increased slightly from 2016 to $1.47 per hundred pounds (cwt.). Costs increases were relatively modest and per-cow productivity increased slightly. As a result and due to belt-tightening by farmers, 2017’s farm profitability was actually slightly higher than the previous year.
In this webinar, Chris Laughton, Farm Credit East Director of Knowledge Exchange, will dive deeper into the findings of the 2017 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary, an annual report used extensively throughout the Northeast to help farms benchmark their results and identify areas for potential improvement. The 2017 report compiled the financial results from 320 Northeast dairy farms.
Following, a panel of Farm Credit dairy experts will discuss the current economic situation facing Northeast dairy producers.
Visit FarmCreditEast.com/webinars to register for this free webinar.
–Farm Credit East
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