Timber & Forestry Producers

We understand the forestry business and its financing needs.
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Forestry Industry Update
Read our latest analysis of the current state of the forest products industry.
Webinar: 2024 Forest Products Industry Outlook
Paul Jannke, FEA forest industry expert, presents an economic outlook for the forest products industry; log, lumber, and biomass markets, and other factors that loggers, processors, and landowners should know going into 2024.

Financing & Services We Offer Timber & Forestry Producers

Cover all your operating expenses such as stumpage, repairs and other inputs with a customized operating loan.
From trucks to loaders to skidders and feller bunchers, we offer attractive loan and lease options for all types of forestry and logging equipment.
Finance timberland with long-term fixed rates and payment structures that align with your cash flow.
We finance sawmills and more with flexible terms to meet your needs.
Our experts can help you navigate tax law around family business structures, prepaid business expenses, equipment depreciation and more to get every deduction possible.
At Farm Credit East, we provide comprehensive financial record-keeping services from accounting professionals trained in forestry- and timber-related rules and regulations.
Forestry-specific payroll services from Farm Credit East can help you achieve trouble-free payroll periods and eliminate the hassle and technicalities of payroll processing while complying with all federal and state regulations.
Our timber and forestry consultants can help you get the best return on your business. We develop unique working relationships with each client based on your business objectives and how you like to work on any specific aspect of business management.
By working with a Farm Credit consultant, your family can build a plan that will provide peace of mind around your business. No matter what happens, you can be assured that your loved ones will be taken care of.

Incentives We Offer for Veterans and Beginning Timber & Forestry Producers

We have a number of programs to support talented, hardworking individuals entering the timber and forestry industries. Helping young people get started is one of our long-term commitments to Northeast agriculture. Programs include our young, beginning, small and veteran farmer incentives, FarmStart and GenerationNext.

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