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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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2024 Student Scholarships
$2,000 scholarships available to students pursuing careers in ag-related fields. Apply by March 15.
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Calendar Photo Contest
Submit your photo(s) of modern agriculture, fishing and forestry by July 31 for a chance to win $100!

Latest News & Blog

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Press Releases

Farm Credit East, ACA, the Northeast’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, announced its distribution of $120 million in cash patronage dividends to 12,500 farm, fishing and forestry business owners and operators across the Northeast. In addition, the board approved a special one-time patronage distribution based on 2023’s outstanding financial results, for a total of $130 million of earnings returned to customer-owners. 

February 20, 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

Reports

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the economy.

February 15, 2024

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