Farm Credit East has awarded four scholarships to students involved in the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America) as part of a new scholarship the financial cooperative began offering last fall.
The Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program, a joint effort of Farm Credit East, Yankee Farm Credit and CoBank, recently provided $71,300 in grant funding to 22 organizations for their efforts to support young and beginning farmer initiatives, encourage youth leadership development, and promote northeast agriculture, forestry and commercial fishing.
Farm Credit East announced today that the Farm Credit East Cares Community Fund donated $60,190 to various charitable organizations throughout the Northeast. This included a $25,000 Farm Credit East contribution supported by the Board of Directors.
Farm Credit East announced that the Farm Credit East Cares Community Fund donated $25,000 to assist producers affected by various natural disasters in the past year, including the Midwest and California wildfires, and multiple hurricanes that impacted producers across the country.