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Winter of Many Changes

By Paul Baker, NYSHS Executive Director For many of you, this winter will be very demanding. The stress of unprecedented low rainfall and less than exciting returns has left many of you frustrated. In my experience, I have found such ... more

What single trait drives research?

I wish to challenge your opinion on a subject. If I asked you to tell me the single most important trait that drives all research what would you select? ... more

Time to look into the TEA Leaves about labor in 2017

Hard to believe that we have begun yet another year. Last year will be easy for most of you to let go as it was one of extreme drought and weak markets. As a result, each operation has to self- ... more

Crop Insurance time is upon us?

By Paul Baker, NYSHS Executive Director Very soon each of you will have to decide to invest or not in the 2017 crop insurance program. In many ways it seems unfair in that we have not even gotten a clear ... more