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.
Crop Growers, LLP customers now have easy access anytime/anywhere to its exclusive Dairy Revenue Protection Analyzer right from their iPhones/iPads by simply downloading the new free mobile version (called Farm Credit DRP) from the Apple app store. The web-based DRP Analyzer enables dairy producers to evaluate Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) insurance coverage to help guard against declining milk prices.