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It Pays to be a Customer-Owner
Farm Credit East recently announced a record patronage distribution based on 2023 earnings.
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2024 Student Scholarships
$2,000 scholarships available to students pursuing careers in ag-related fields. Apply by March 15.

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Farm Credit East Announces Record Distribution of Patronage Dividends

Farm Credit East, ACA, the Northeast’s largest agricultural lending cooperative, announced its distribution of $120 million in cash patronage dividends to 12,500 farm, fishing and forestry business owners and operators across the Northeast. In addition, the board approved a special one-time patronage distribution based on 2023’s outstanding financial results, for a total of $130 million of earnings returned to customer-owners. 

February 20, 2024

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Apply for a Farm Credit East Higher Education Scholarship by March 15

Farm Credit East, a member-owned lending and financial services cooperative, is currently accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors and college students with career aspirations in agriculture, commercial fishing and the forest products industries from across the association’s eight-state territory. Applications are due by March 15.

 

 

February 12, 2024

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Reminder: Spring Crop Sales Closing

The deadline to insure spring crops in the northeast for the 2024 crop year is March 15, 2024. Insurable spring crops include field and vegetable crops such as corn, soybeans, barley, oats, fresh market sweet corn, cabbage, processing beans, processing sweet corn, dry beans, green peas, fresh market beans, tomatoes, tobacco and potatoes.

February 06, 2024

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Nominate a Rural Community Initiative for the Farm Credit East Lipinski Rural Initiatives Award

Farm Credit East is currently accepting nominations for the Lipinski Rural Initiatives Award, which aims to recognize innovative and transformational efforts to revitalize Northeast rural communities. For 2024, Farm Credit East and its strategic partner CoBank have committed to award a combined $50,000 to one or more recipients. The nomination deadline has been extended to February 12, 2024. 

January 25, 2024

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Farm Credit East Presents 2024 Dairy Outlook Webinar

Join Farm Credit East, Cornell University’s Dr. Chris Wolf and Dr. Marin Bozic of the University of Minnesota for Farm Credit East’s annual dairy outlook webinar on Wednesday, January 24 at 1:00 pm. This webinar is free to attend for all interested dairy producers.

January 17, 2024

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Contact Kristie Matuszewski
Director of Marketing & Communications

Telephone:800.562.2235
Email: Kristie.Matuszewski@FarmCreditEast.com