Maine producers, farmers and farm managers are welcome to attend the Farm Business Management Forum being hosted by Farm Credit East and SCORE Maine. The forum will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at O’Brien’s Restaurant at the Best Western in Waterville, Maine, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is free to attend and lunch will be provided.
Farm Credit East’s Board of Directors recently approved the distribution of a mid-year patronage dividend of $25 million to more than 11,400 farm, fishing and forestry business owners and operators across Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island.
Farm Credit East will host a webinar to discuss 2018 Northeast dairy farm results and the current dairy situation. Dairy farmers and other interested parties are invited to participate in this free webinar on Friday, May 3, at 12:00 noon.
Farm Credit East recently released its mid-year Agricultural Credit Conditions report indicating net-farm income in its seven-state region is showing some improvement over the prior year, although it is projected to remain far below 2014’s peak.