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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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Funding for Northeast Agricultural Producers

There are a number of grants and incentives available for Northeast agriculture businesses but learning about their availability and navigating the application can be a challenge. To help with this process, Farm Credit East recently released a report identifying federal, regional and state grants, loan guarantees, and other incentives available to assist Northeast producers.

July 17, 2023

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Farm Credit East Awards $68,000 in Higher Education Scholarships

Farm Credit East, recently awarded $68,000 in higher education scholarships to 40 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 eight-state territory, including four diversity candidate recipients.

July 10, 2023

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Farm Credit East Seeks Modern Agriculture Photos for a Chance to Win $100

Farm Credit East is currently seeking creative images of modern Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products to fill the pages of its 2024 Agricultural Views calendar. Upload your picturesque images from the farm, woods or dock at FarmCreditEast.com/Calendar by July 31 for a chance to win $100. 

July 05, 2023

Crop Insurance
Crops Growers Hosts Webinar: How Fruit Crop Insurance Responds After a Loss

Fruit Crop Insurance Program – How Crop Insurance Responds After a Loss will be hosted on Thursday, July 6, at 12:00 p.m. EST. During this webinar, Crop Growers crop insurance specialists will discuss how crop insurance policies respond to losses and what steps farmers need to take in the event of a loss.

June 30, 2023

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Contact Kristie Matuszewski
Director of Marketing & Communications

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