April 21, 2014
Northeast Farm Organizations to Host Webinar on OSHA Inspections for NYS Dairy Farms
Farm Credit East, NEDPA, New York Farm Bureau, Cornell’s PRO-DAIRY and the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health, will be hosting a webinar on Friday, April 25 at 9:00 a.m., to provide an update and review of anticipated OSHA inspections on NYS dairy farms.
April 15, 2014
Northeast Agricultural Producers Optimistic about the Year Ahead
Farm Credit East recently released a report indicating Northeast farm, fishing and forestry producers are starting to see some change in their operating environment, but continue to be optimistic about their farm businesses going into 2014.
April 11, 2014
Farm Credit East Awards Winners of New York Farm Show Drawing
Farm Credit East is pleased to announce the six lucky winners of our drawing held during the New York Farm Show in late February. Two $200 gift cards were given away each day of the show.
April 08, 2014
FarmStart Program Approves 125th Investment
FarmStart, an innovative Northeast program to help young people get started in farming, is pleased to announce the approval of its 125th investment to McKinzey Farm, a sheep dairy in Trumansburg, N.Y.
Farm Credit East Announces 2014 Director Election Results
The Farm Credit East Tellers Committee counted the ballots received from customer-members for the 2014 Director Elections to elect four candidates to the Farm Credit East Board.
The Farm Credit East Tellers Committee met in Enfield, Conn., on Tuesday, April 23, to count the ballots received from customer-members for the 2014 Director Elections. This year there were three open director seats to be elected for four-year terms in the Eastern, Central and Western regions and one open seat to be elected for a three-year term in the Central region. The winners of this year’s Farm Credit East Board of Director elections are as follows:
- For the Eastern Region, 4-year seat, Michael N. Brooks, of Elmer, N.J., was elected. Learn more about Mike
- Andrew J. Gilbert, of Potsdam, N.Y., was re-elected to the central Region, 4-year seat. Learn more about Andy
- For the Central Region, 3-year seat, Philip "Jamie" Jones, of Shelton, Conn., was elected. Learn more about Jamie
- Richard P. Janiga, of Marilla, N.Y., was re-elected to the Western Region, 4-year seat. Learn more about Rick
Farm Credit East congratulates the winning candidates! Thanks to our customer-members for voting and to our Nominating Committee for providing a great slate of candidates for this year’s election. We also thank Sam Conard for his three years of dedicated service as director.
In addition to the recently elected members, the Board also includes: Matthew W. Beaton, Wareham, Mass.; Robert R. Brown II, Waterport, N.Y.; Daniel J. Corey, Monticello, Maine; Christine E. Fesko, Skaneateles, N.Y.; Laurie K. Griffen, Schuylerville, N.Y.; Ann P. Hudson, Suffield, Conn.; Henry L. Huntington, Loudon, N.H.; Peggy Jo Jones, Boise, Idaho; John P. Knopf, Canandaigua, N.Y.; Henry E. McPherson, Hermon, Maine; Lisa P. Sellew, Lebanon, Conn.; Douglas W. Shelmidine, Adams, N.Y.; and Donald P. White, Bangor, Maine.
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Healthcare Reform Resources
The Agricultural Act of 2014