There are eight candidates running for four open seats on the Farm Credit East Board of Directors in 2014, with two candidates per seat.
Farm Credit East 2014 Director Elections are underway! There are four open seats to be elected to the Farm Credit East Board of Directors in 2014: three are four-year seats, one in each the Eastern, Central and Western regions and one open three-year seat in the Central region. This year's nominating committee advanced eight candidates, with two candidates per open seat. To learn more about this year's candidates and to view a video and webinar interviewing each of this year's candidate, click here.
Northeast Agriculture 2014:
Insights and Perspectives
Farm Credit East, the largest lender to Northeast agriculture, recently released an outlook report, containing information and economic analysis about many Northeast agriculture industries. This report examines challenges and opportunities for Northeast agriculture, as well as the impact of broader economic trends and conditions on our region's farm businesses.
“Farming, forestry and fishing businesses have rapidly become knowledge-based businesses,” said Bill Lipinski, Farm Credit East CEO. “At Farm Credit East, we have an incredible network of agricultural experts, both internally and industry professionals, that are knowledgeable of industry trends and information. Our goal of this report was to collect our knowledge and analysis resources to pass along to our members to help them prepare their businesses for the future.”
This report is available through your local branch office, or click here to read an electronic version.