Events & Webinars

Farm Credit East supports customer education through a variety of events and webinars. Check out topics of interest here.
Farmers and producers attending a Farm Credit East seminar

Upcoming Webinars

2023 Dairy Outlook

Friday, February 17 at 12 p.m. EST

Join Farm Credit East and Dr. Chris Wolf, Cornell University, as he reviews dairy markets in 2022, as well as provides an outlook for 2023. Wolf will give an overview of the economy, changes to milk production and sales, dairy markets around the world and other factors that may influence the coming year for dairy producers in the Northeast. Click here to register.

2023 Northeast Forest Products Industry Outlook

Thursday, March 2 at 12 p.m. EST

Farm Credit East will host a discussion of lumber markets, pulpwood and biomass, as well as the health of the forest industry supply chain going into 2023. Paul Jannke, a forest industry expert with FEA, will present his perspective on the region’s forest product markets. Click here to register.

2023 Green Industry Forecast

Wednesday, March 8 at 12 p.m. EST

Dr. Charlie Hall, Texas A&M University, will review 2022 results for the Green Industry and discuss what we might see in 2023. Hall will give an overview of the overall U.S. economy, as well as the greenhouse, nursery and landscape sectors. Click here to register.

Past Events and Webinars

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Financial Management
Paycheck Protection Program: Insight into program basics and how your business may qualify

A cornerstone provision of the CARES Act is the Paycheck Protection Program, a forgivable loan program administered by the Small Business Administration, to provide loans to businesses impacted by the current state of the economy. Two webinars were held on Monday, April 6, to help explain the basics of the program, what size loan you may qualify for and how this program could assist your ag businesses with near-term payroll expenses. 

April 06, 2020

legislative info
Public Policy
What the tax and payroll provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act & CARES Act mean for your business

This educational webinar covered the payroll and tax provisions outlined in the newly passed Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Senior Tax Consultant, Dario Arezzo, reviewed some of the provisions outlined in FFCRA, including emergency leave and payroll tax credits. In addition, key tax provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act – including filing deadline changes, rebates, retirement accounts and more – were also covered.

April 02, 2020

Farm Credit
Farm Credit East's 2020 Annual Meeting

Due to concerns related to the coronavirus, Farm Credit East's 2020 Annual Meeting was held by webinar and teleconference March 23, 2020. This meeting began with the 2020 Director Candidate Forum which was followed by a report from the Nominating Committee, Chair and CEO. This meeting also invited voting stockholders to participate in approving this year’s slate of director candidates and next year’s nominating committee.

March 23, 2020

Ag Economy
Green Industry Outlook

Farm Credit East hosted a green industry outlook webinar March 18, 2020. Dr. Charlie Hall, Texas A&M University, 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.

March 18, 2020

Other Industry Events And Webinars

There are no upcoming events scheduled, but we’re always looking for new topics to cover! Have a suggestion? Then let us know!