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Farm Credit East recently announced a record patronage distribution based on 2023 earnings.
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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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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 $43,500 in small grants to 84 farmers’ markets across the Northeast. Farm Credit East recognizes that farmers’ markets are an important channel for many of the region’s producers to distribute farm fresh produce to both rural and urban consumers.

August 08, 2022

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Farm Credit East Accepting Applications to Support Northeast Farmers’ Markets

Farm Credit East recently announced that it will be providing small grants to Northeast farmers’ markets to support their promotion and development efforts. Interested farmers’ markets must apply by May 27.

May 06, 2022

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Farm Credit East Presents 2022 Green Industry Economic Outlook

2021 was a remarkable year for the nursery, sod and greenhouse industries. After initial disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, customer demand for lawn and garden products surged, and sales were generally up overall for the green industry. Dr. Charlie Hall, of Texas A&M University, gave an overview of the Green Industry outlook for 2022.

February 16, 2022

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