The Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program, a joint effort of Farm Credit East, Yankee Farm Credit and CoBank, recently provided funding to 18 organizations for their efforts to support young and beginning farmer initiatives, encourage youth leadership development, and promote northeast agriculture.
There are a number of risk management options for dairy producers, including a new dairy revenue insurance product, to help them protect their businesses against market uncertainty. To learn more about the new dairy revenue product and other dairy risk management options, Farm Credit East and Crop Growers will be hosting a Dairy Risk Management webinar.
The federal tax law that was passed late in 2017 significantly affects agricultural producers this year. This makes tax planning more important than ever. Farm Credit East recently released a short video summarizing some of these changes and the services it provides to help Northeast agricultural businesses create their tax strategy.
Farm Credit’s 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. One of those recent investments was with J&S Brothers Farms LLC, in Mullica, NJ. J&S Brothers is owned by Jose and Salvador Constantino.