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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 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 $137,000 in grant funding to 27 organizations to assist their efforts to encourage youth leadership development, support young and beginning farmer initiatives, promote diversity, equity and inclusion, and advance northeast agriculture, forestry and commercial fishing. 

February 26, 2024

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Farm Credit East Celebrates National FFA Week with Scholarships to Local FFA Students

In honor of National FFA Week taking place February 17-25, Farm Credit East has announced its awarding of 15 scholarships to students involved in The National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization to support their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE).

February 22, 2024

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