Service to Northeast Agriculture

Farm Credit East is a customer-owned lender and financial services leader committed to serving Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products industries in our eight-state region, including, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey and Vermont.

Association Highlights

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loan volume
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paid in patronage dividends on 2023 earnings
This included $120 million in planned patronage and a one-time $10 million special patronage distribution based on 2023's outstanding financial results. 
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customers across eight-state territory

Agriculture Industry Portfolio

Strong commitment to the future of Northeast agriculture

For more than 100 years, Farm Credit East has been a partner to Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products. It is our foundational belief that being a true partner goes beyond business, and means supporting our customers and future producers, the industries they are part of and the rural communities they call home.

A unique Northeast initiative providing working capital to startup agricultural operations.
Management and business seminars to advance the next generation of producers.
Our AgEnhancement program has provided over $3.1 million in grants for youth programs, agricultural development, and programs that promote diversity and inclusion.
This award recognizes innovative and transformational efforts to revitalize Northeast rural communities.
State Agriculture Profiles
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Connecticut Agriculture
  • $658 million in loan commitments.
  • $4.2 million paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 1,020 customers across Connecticut.
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Maine Agriculture
  • $969 million in loan commitments.
  • $9.7 million paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 939 customers across Maine.
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Massachusetts Agriculture
  • $897 million in loan commitments.
  • $5.9 million paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 1,223 customers across Massachusetts.
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New Hampshire Agriculture
  • $315 million in loan commitments.
  • $2.7 million paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 500 customers across New Hampshire.
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New Jersey Agriculture
  • $1.17 billion in loan commitments.
  • $9.6 million paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 1,901 customers across New Jersey.
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New York Agriculture
  • $5.6 billion in loan commitments.
  • $45.1 million paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 11,193 customers across New York.
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Rhode Island Agriculture
  • $118 million in loan commitments.
  • $739,000 paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 243 customers across Rhode Island.
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Vermont Agriculture
  • $489 million in loan commitments.
  • $6.3 million paid in patronage dividends in 2023.
  • 594 customers across Vermont.
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