April 15, 2024

Crop Insurance

Branden Holdsworth Joins Farm Credit East to Help Aroostook County Farmers Manage Risk


Presque Isle, Maine – Farm Credit East and Crop Growers, the financial cooperative’s crop insurance provider, is pleased to announce that Branden Holdsworth, of Caribou, Maine, has joined the Crop Growers team as a crop insurance agent serving Aroostook County, Maine.

Raised in Aroostook County, Branden has been involved in Maine’s farming industry his whole life. From growing up on a family farm, to working for one of the largest potato producers in the area, Branden has seen and experienced many changes in the potato industry.

“There are various crop insurance options available to potato growers,” said Branden. “I look forward to working with Aroostook County producers to develop risk management plans to help them manage the many, often unpredictable, factors facing their operations.”

“Crop Growers is excited to have Branden join the team,” said Jeremy Forrett, Crop Growers Leader. “He brings a wealth of knowledge of the potato industry and markets to help Aroostook County farmers protect their investment.”

Branden Holdsworth joined the Crop Growers team earlier this year. To discuss risk management options for your operation, contact Branden at (207) 764-5510 or Branden.Holdsworth@cropgrowers.com.


Crop Growers is owned by Farm Credit East. Over the past 20 years, Crop Growers has developed risk management plans for northeast farmers that have responded to weather and market related crop losses by paying indemnities in excess of $600 million. To find out more about crop insurance, visit CropGrowers.com, contact your local Farm Credit branch office or our Northeast Customer Service Center at (800) 234-7012.

Crop Growers is an equal opportunity provider.

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