No business can survive without good marketing, Daniel Prial said during a session at the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York winter conference, which was held Jan. 18 to 20. Read more

Ironically, Arctic temperatures, gale-force winds, periods of heavy snowfall and an approaching nor’easter highlighted the weather forecast for Portland, Maine, during a recent cut-flower conference Jan. 29-30. Read more

Global and U.S. economic prospects are weakening and the agricultural economy shows few signs of an imminent comeback, according to a comprehensive 2019 outlook report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division. Read more

With a new year comes tax season. Before you prepare your taxes — or get ready to meet with your tax preparer — brush up on strategies and changes in store for the 2018 tax year. Read more

Transferring a farm from one generation to the next is no easy task. That’s partly because farms include costly capital like land, buildings and machinery — and partly because the world doesn’t hit pause during the transition. Read more

Small farmers can grow their revenue streams by directly marketing their goods, according to Jennifer Werlin, University of Idaho Extension, Teton County, who presented “Cultivating Success Small Farm Webinar: Direct Marketing.” Read more

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a sweeping tax package. Here is a look at some elements of the new law that will affect farm families. Unless otherwise noted, the changes are effective for tax years 2018 through 2025. Read more