In this month's Knowledge Exchange Partner, read highlights from the recently released 2020 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary. The report summarizes the analysis of farm financial data from 204 Northeast dairy farms and provides an overview of the remarkable year 2020 was for dairy.
Farm Credit East, the Northeast’s largest agricultural lender, recently awarded $55,500 in higher education scholarships to 33 student recipients. Farm Credit East’s scholarship program supports students with diverse career aspirations in agriculture, commercial fishing, forest products and related fields from across the association’s seven-state territory, including six diversity candidate recipients.
Farm Credit’s FarmStart, a unique program that invests working capital in Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products ventures showing promise of success, recently announced it has invested more than $1 million in beginning Maine agriculture and fishing businesses since 2014.
2020 was a remarkable year for the dairy industry due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join Farm Credit East for a review of the 2020 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary and a 2021 mid-year outlook of the dairy industry on Wednesday, June 23, at 11 a.m.