Farm Credit East offered an educational webinar regarding new payroll and tax provisions outlined in the newly passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This free webinar was held on Thursday, April 2.
Farm Credit East recently hosted a green industry outlook featuring Dr. Charlie Hall of Texas A&M University. Dr. Hall presented an overview of the general U.S. economy, talked about consumer trends and gave an overall forecast for the coming year's nursery, greenhouse and landscape sectors. This free webinar was held on Wednesday, March 18.
As Congress moves closer to deliberations on a new Farm Bill, Farm Credit East urges members of the Northeast Congressional delegation to continue strong support for USDA loan guarantees, as noted in a recent letter the financial cooperative sent to Congress.