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Farm Credit Awards Efforts to Develop and Promote Northeast Agriculture

The Farm Credit Northeast AgEnhancement Program, a joint effort of Farm Credit East and CoBank, recently provided $65,000 in grant funding to 17 organizations to assist their efforts to support young and beginning farmer initiatives, encourage youth leadership development, promote diversity equity and inclusion, and advance northeast agriculture, forestry and commercial fishing. Submissions for the next round of grant funding are due by April 1.

January 30, 2023

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Students Earn Career Training at Farm Credit East

Farm Credit East was pleased to host 14 college students with career aspirations in production agriculture, agribusiness, accounting, finance or related fields this summer as part of its internship program. As the interns' summer experiences comes to a close, we thank each of them for their efforts which will contribute lasting value and information for association initiatives and future planning.

August 09, 2021

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Farm Credit East Announces Support for Farmers’ Markets During National Farmers’ Market Week

In conjunction with National Farmers’ Market Week, Farm Credit East is announcing its recent awarding of $33,850 in small grants to 100 farmers’ markets across the Northeast. 

August 04, 2021

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Farm Credit East Awards $55,500 in Higher Education Scholarships

Farm Credit East, the Northeast’s largest agricultural lender, recently awarded $55,500 in higher education scholarships to 33 student recipients. Farm Credit East’s scholarship program supports students with diverse career aspirations in agriculture, commercial fishing, forest products and related fields from across the association’s seven-state territory, including six diversity candidate recipients.

June 28, 2021

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FarmStart celebrates $1 Million Invested in Maine Agricultural Startups

Farm Credit’s FarmStart, a unique program that invests working capital in Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products ventures showing promise of success, recently announced it has invested more than $1 million in beginning Maine agriculture and fishing businesses since 2014.

June 22, 2021

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