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February 09, 2016
2016 Economic and Ag Markets Outlook Webinar

The New Year marks turmoil in Chinese markets amid a slowing economy, which has carried over to put downward pressure on US and other global markets. Meanwhile, agricultural commodities, virtually across the board, are caught in an extended down cycle.What will 2016 bring? You are invited to view the recording and presentation materials from the 2016 Economic and Ag Markets Outlook webinar.

February 02, 2016
Farm Credit Awards $40,000 to Support Farm and Forest Products Programs

Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program recently awarded $40,000 to 15 organizations to promote northeast agriculture, support young and beginning farmer initiatives and encourage agricultural youth programs.

January 25, 2016
New Jersey Farmers Against Hunger Receives $10,000 Donation from Farm Credit

Farm Credit East and CoBank announced today that they have made a joint contribution of $10,000 to Farmers Against Hunger, a program of the New Jersey Agricultural Society. Farm Credit East provided $5,000 towards this program and CoBank matched this donation, dollar-for-dollar, through their Sharing Success Program.

January 21, 2016
Farm Credit East Releases Summary on Farm Tax Provisions

In light of recent changes by Congress, Farm Credit East has released a report on tax provisions impacting farmers and forest products businesses. The report was prepared following the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hike Act of 2015 in December, which revised a number of tax provisions.

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Farm Credit East is a specialized lender committed to serving Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products businesses.

Farm Credit East is committed to agriculture in the Northeast. As part of that commitment, we offer an array of loans and specialized financial services to best serve the agriculture, commercial fishing and forest product businesses we work with. Whether you’re looking to build a new barn, lease a tractor or transfer your business to the next generation, Farm Credit East offers the products and services to meet your financial and business needs. Our team of 450 employees is expert not only in lending, but also in providing business services to help you be successful, including:

Our experienced consultants can work with you on benchmarking your business to improve profitably or on transition planning to prepare your farm operation for the next generation. We also offer programs specifically geared towards young and beginning farmers, such as FarmStart, Young, Beginning, Small, Veteran (YBSV) farmer incentives and GenerationNext, management training for the next generation of producers.

Other services include grant writing, crop insurance for risk management and industry specific benchmark programs. For more information on any of Farm Credit East’s products and services, please click here.

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