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.