In conjunction with National Farmers’ Market Week, Farm Credit East is announcing its recent awarding of $43,500 in small grants to 84 farmers’ markets across the Northeast. Farm Credit East recognizes that farmers’ markets are an important channel for many of the region’s producers to distribute farm fresh produce to both rural and urban consumers.
Farm Credit East was pleased to host 18 college students with career aspirations in production agriculture, agribusiness, accounting, finance or related fields this summer as part of its internship program. As the interns' summer experiences comes to a close, we thank each of them for their efforts which will contribute lasting value and information for association initiatives and future planning.
Farm Credit East, the Northeast’s largest agricultural lender, recently awarded $65,000 in higher education scholarships to 38 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 eight-state territory, including three diversity candidate recipients.
Farm Credit East is currently seeking creative images of modern Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products to fill the pages of its 2023 Agricultural Views calendar. Upload your picturesque images from the farm, woods or dock at FarmCreditEast.com/Calendar by July 31 for a chance to win $100.