• Opening of Farm Credit East’s Cooperstown, N.Y. Branch Office

    Farm Credit East is pleased to announce the opening of the new Cooperstown branch office. The Cooperstown staff team looks forward to working together to best serve customer businesses. The address of the new office location is: 7397 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326. Contact us by phone at 800.762.3276

    Are you a Farm Credit East tax client?

    Then you may have noticed the tax organizer looks a little different this year. View a short video explaining what you need to know to complete your 2017 tax information.

    One Mission. Many Voices.

    Farm Credit’s “One Mission. Many Voices.” campaign's purpose is to share Farm Credit’s mission – to provide a reliable source of credit and financial services to rural communities and agriculture today and tomorrow – through the many voices of the agricultural producers, commercial fishermen and forest products producers that Farm Credit serves.
    Click on the video to learn more about our customers and Farm Credit's mission. Many more stories will continue to be featured on the Farm Credit Voices website.

  • In The News

    • 5 Hurdles of Planning a Transition for your Ag Business
      February 16, 2018

      Farm Transition Planning is a topic that every ag business farm owner/operator will have to face as they wind down their career. It is also an easy topic to put off to “someday”. Farm Credit East Business Consultant Jon Jaffe discussed the “five hurdles” you need to overcome to successfully transition your ag business in this webinar recording.

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    • Tips to Navigate the Maze of H-2A
      February 15, 2018

      One of the most pressing issues facing the ag community is labor. How do we secure reliable farm labor to fill seasonal needs? Advertising doesn’t seem to work and if you are lucky enough to hire U.S. workers, they may not stay more than a few days. To help northeast producers navigate the complex maze of the H-2A agricultural visa program, Farm Credit East is hosting a webinar on Thursday, February 22 at 11 AM EST. Participation is free.

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    • Farm Worker Housing Loan Funds Available in New York
      February 12, 2018

      Farm Credit East is currently accepting applications for farm worker housing construction and improvement loans from the New York State Farm Worker Housing (FWH) Loan Program. These loans are available to New York agricultural producers, including fruit, vegetable, greenhouse and nursery, equine, and dairy operations.

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