The Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program, a joint effort of Farm Credit East, Yankee Farm Credit and CoBank, recently provided $60,550 in grant funding to 19 organizations to assist their efforts to support young and beginning farmer initiatives, encourage youth leadership development, and promote northeast agriculture, forestry and commercial fishing.
In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, learn key tips to keep your information secure and protect yourself from cyber security scams from Deanna Pellegrino, Farm Credit East information security specialist. In the second article, read an update on the international trade climate, from relations with China to Europe and U.S. neighbors, Mexico and Canada.
Farm Credit’s FarmStart program is pleased to announce that it has invested more than $15 million in beginning farmers’ businesses. FarmStart is a unique program that invests working capital of up to $75,000 in Northeast agricultural, fishing and forest products ventures showing promise of success.