Financial Partner Magazine

Financial Partner magazine is for the customers, employees and friends of Farm Credit East, providing industry insights for higher yields and updates on the cooperative.

Latest Edition: Spring 2024


In this Edition
Actionable Insights to Propel your Business in 2024

As you sat down to plan for 2024, what was at the top of your list? What goals do you have for your operation in the year ahead? We recently tapped a team of Farm Credit East subject matter experts for their thoughts on what producers should be thinking about in 2024 and beyond. Read the cover story for proactive strategies to utilize credit, financial services and risk management plans in the year ahead.

Additional Content

  • CEO Mike Reynolds reflects on the significance of the Farm Credit East team. Whether it's staff, internal and external advisors or our board of directors, the team's vision is to provide the best service to customers as possible.
  • Read summaries of this year's Insights & Perspectives 2024 Northeast agriculture outlooks for the field crops, apple, dairy, timber, maple and green industries.
  • Learn more about this year's record $130 million patronage dividend.
  • Introducing our 2024 candidates for the board of directors: read more about five candidates seeking three seats on the board.
  • In the Stewardship Spotlight, learn more about Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES) and their urban farming project based in Binghamton, N.Y. 
  • Lastly, The Washington Update shares more information on the ongoing Farm Bill, as well as a few "marker bills" to be included in the larger bill. 

Historical Editions

Farm Credit
2023 Fall: Lessons from 2023
Weather doesn’t discriminate and crops can pay the price. This year alone, the Northeast has experienced several weather events and natural disasters that have led to severe crop damage. This issue's cover story explores available crop insurance options to mitigate losses.

November 28, 2023

Cover of Summer 2023 Financial Partner
Farm Credit
Summer 2023: 50 Years Delivering Value-Added Services
Since 1973, Farm Credit East has provided financial services to Northeast agriculture. This issue's cover story provides an in-depth look into the 50-year history of Farm Credit financial services and how offerings such as recordkeeping, taxes, consulting, payroll and more have evolved over the years.

July 05, 2023

Spring 2023 Financial Partner Cover
Farm Credit
Spring 2023: Insights & Perspectives
As the calendar turns to spring and with the growing season upon us, this issue’s cover story takes a deep dive into the industries served by Farm Credit East to provide an outlook for what to expect in the coming year. The cover story features outlook articles for the dairy, green, forest products and fishing sectors.

March 17, 2023

Farm Credit
Fall 2022: The Big Picture

After the rise and fall of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are new factors impacting our economy, including inflation, the war in Ukraine and ongoing supply issues. Not to mention continued labor challenges and a new farm bill on the horizon.

In this issue’s cover story, we convened several leading ag economists to understand what’s on the top of their minds and solicit advice for producers as they plan for the year ahead.

November 27, 2022

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