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November 21, 2015
Farm Credit East Gives Thanks for Northeast Farmers

Thanksgiving is a celebration of appreciation for our abundant blessings. As millions of Americans spend time with friends and family, Farm Credit East salutes the hard working Northeast farmers and commercial fisherman whose daily commitment provides our safe, affordable and abundant food supply.

November 18, 2015
USDA Dairy Margin Protection Program: Decision Guide

Farm Credit East assisted the Program on Dairy Markets and Policy in the preparation of a new decision guide for the USDA Dairy Margin Protection Program. The guide uses data from Farm Credit’s Northeast Dairy Farm Summary to explore case studies of small, medium, large and very large farms, and which coverage decisions may make the most sense for their operations.

November 11, 2015
Knowledge Exchange Partner Released

This month's issue contains upcoming Farm Credit East webinar announcements, two programs to honor Northeast producers as part of Farm Credit's Centennial celebration and a recently released Knowledge Exchange report on Northeast milk marketing challenges.

November 09, 2015
What to Do When the Government Shows Up At Your Door

When a government agent pulls into your driveway, knocks on your door or calls you on the phone, how will you respond? Every business should have a plan. Farm Credit East hosted a webinar to prepare you for a visit from a government agency (i.e. DOL, OSHA, ICE, etc.) on Friday, November 13. The recording and presentation materials are now available.

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Specialized Services to Meet your Business Needs

Farm Credit East is a specialized lender committed to serving Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products businesses.

Farm Credit East is committed to agriculture in the Northeast. As part of that commitment, we offer an array of loans and specialized financial services to best serve the agriculture, commercial fishing and forest product businesses we work with. 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:

Our experienced consultants can work with you on benchmarking your business to improve profitably or on transition planning to prepare your farm operation for the next generation. We also offer programs specifically geared towards young and beginning farmers, such as FarmStartYoung, Beginning, Small, Veteran (YBSV) farmer incentives and GenerationNext, management training for the next generation of producers. 

Other services include grant writing, crop insurance for risk management and industry specific benchmark programs. For more information on any of Farm Credit East’s products and services, please click here

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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Upcoming Webinars

Harvesting a Profit: What is a Lender Looking For?
Friday, November 30, 2015, 12:00 noon

The Food Safety Modernization Act
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 12:00 noon

Visit our webinar library to view recordings from recently held webinars.

For information and resources related to the diverse farming, forestry and commercial fishing industries in the Northeast, visit Farm Credit East's blog, Today's Harvest: Where agriculture means business. Subscribe to our blog via the Get the Updates section to stay up to date on new posts.

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