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Farm Credit East is made in agriculture - a cooperative owned by the customers it serves. More than any other lender, we understand your unique credit needs and offer the specialized products, tools and services to help grow your success.
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It Pays to be a Customer-Owner
Farm Credit East recently announced a record patronage distribution based on 2023 earnings.
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Annual Meeting & Director Elections
Farm Credit East's Annual Meeting will be held on March 25. At this meeting, attendees can meet the five candidates seeking three Board of Director seats in the 2024 Director Elections.
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2024 Student Scholarships
$2,000 scholarships available to students pursuing careers in ag-related fields. Apply by March 15.

Latest News & Blog

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Today's Harvest Blog

For the past 28 years, Farm Credit East has returned a share of its earnings to customers in the form of patronage dividends – a benefit of cooperative ownership. In fact, since the patronage program was first adopted, customer-owners of Farm Credit East (and predecessor cooperatives) have received more than $1.4 billion in dividends from ownership of their cooperative. But what exactly is a patronage dividend? 

February 27, 2024

No other lender delivers more for your money

  • Deep agricultural expertise.

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  • Customer-owned and mission driven

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  • Capacity to serve your needs.

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  • Supporting the future of agriculture.

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Industry Trends & Education

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Webinars

Join Chris Gerlach, USApple’s Director of Industry Analytics as he unpacks data on holdings, movement, trade, and prices to see how markets are reacting to, what is by all accounts, a banner year.


March 14, 2024

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