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May 18, 2016
Farm Credit East Focuses on Importance of Effective Estate Planning

In an interview released this week, Farm Credit East Consultant Jon Jaffe discusses the importance of estate planning to successfully sustain Northeast farm businesses.

May 16, 2016
Updated Business Outlooks Released

Farm Credit East Knowledge Exchange has released a series of business outlooks. Covering dairy, grains and oilseeds, greenhouse and nursery and input costs, these outlooks give an overview of what we can expect for the remainder of 2016 in terms of industry revenues and expenses.

May 13, 2016
Latest Financials for Farm Credit East Released

Farm Credit East reports strong financial results for the first quarter of 2016, ending March 31, 2016. The full report is now available.

May 10, 2016
Farm Credit East Releases Dairy Farm Financial Report

Farm Credit East, the leading lender to the Northeast dairy industry, recently released the 2015 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary. This annual report compiles the financial results of hundreds of Northeast dairy farms to assess the financial health of dairy farm businesses in the region.

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Cooperative Ownership Pays Dividends

Farm Credit East paid qualifying members $53 million in patronage dividends this year – and $597 million since the program began.

As a cooperative, owned by the same Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products producers we serve, Farm Credit East is proud to share our success with our owners. After all, our success results from the success of our hard-working owners. Since inception of our patronage program 20 years ago, Farm Credit East has paid $597 million to qualifying borrowers. As our history has shown, we are committed to a strong patronage program and unsurpassed customer value.

Specialized Services to Meet your Business Needs

Farm Credit East offers an array of loans and specialized financial services to help Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest product businesses be successful. Whether you’re looking to build a new barn, lease a tractor or transfer your business to the next generation, Farm Credit East offers the products and services to meet your financial and business needs.

Our team of 450 employees is expert not only in lending, but also in providing business services to help you be successful, including:

Tax planning and preparation
Payroll services

We also offer programs specifically geared towards young and beginning farmers, such as FarmStart, Young, Beginning, Small, Veteran (YBSV) farmer incentives and GenerationNext management training for the next generation of producers.

How can we help your business be most successful? Give us a call to find out how we can work together to achieve your business goals. 


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