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Farm Credit East is a customer-owned lender and financial services leader committed to serving Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and the forest products industries.

  • Largest lender to agriculture in the Northeast with $7.5 billion in loans that capitalize a wide range of industries.
  • Serving more than 15,000 customers across our seven-state territory.
  • In excess of 70 percent market share of commercial farm lending across several Northeast states.
  • Dedicated staff of 500 agricultural specialists, each expert in the unique characteristics of Northeast agricultural industries.
  • Part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations dedicated to supporting the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture and the nation’s rural economy.

For media and communication inquiries, please contact Kristie Matuszewski, Director of Marketing & Communications, at 800.562.2235.

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  • Value-Added Producer Grants | The Forest Products Industry

    The Value-Added Producer Grant program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and marketing of new products. Nathan Rudgers, Director of Business Development, gives an overview of the grant funding process and details prospective applicants should have in mind. Our second article shares a 2020 Northeast forest products industry outlook. Eric Kingsley, Vice President of Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC, discusses how the way we utilize the forest is ever changing, and the opportunities and challenges this shifting landscape presents.

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