Events & Webinars

Farm Credit East supports customer education through a variety of events and webinars. Check out topics of interest here.
Farmers and producers attending a Farm Credit East seminar

Featured Events

Ag Economy

USDA COVID-19 Relief Programs and Impacts to the US Food System

Significant disruptions to U.S. agriculture, including shutdowns at a number of meatpacking plants and major declines in food service markets have been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the USDA developed a number of relief programs to assist producers who have been impacted by the loss of markets and the general economic downturn. American Farm Bureau Federation Chief Economist, John Newton, discussed these issues in a webinar on June 4, 2020.

June 4, 2020

Upcoming Webinars

Seasonal Business Labor and Immigration Webinar Series


H-2A: Getting the Agricultural Workers you Need Legally - Wednesday, November 30 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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Permanent Foreign Labor Options for Seasonal Businesses - Wednesday, December 7 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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I-9 Compliance: What Every Seasonal Business Needs to Know - Wednesday, December 14 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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H-2B: Navigating the Maze - Wednesday, January 11 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

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Past Events and Webinars

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Ag Economy
USDA COVID-19 Relief Programs and Impacts to the US Food System

Significant disruptions to U.S. agriculture, including shutdowns at a number of meatpacking plants and major declines in food service markets have been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the USDA developed a number of relief programs to assist producers who have been impacted by the loss of markets and the general economic downturn. American Farm Bureau Federation Chief Economist, John Newton, discussed these issues in a webinar on June 4, 2020.

June 04, 2020

Ag Economy
COVID-19 Impact and Economic Outlook for the Northeast

Dr. Ed Seifried, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, gave his take on what’s happening with the economy and what might be in store as the Northeast moves toward a gradual reopening.

May 27, 2020

Ag Economy
Dairy Risk Management Concepts for the Current Environment

Dairy farmers and industry professionals were invited to hear Dr. Marin Bozic and Farm Credit East Business Consultant Gregg McConnell cover dairy markets, how to evaluate your farm's risk profile and the suitability of risk management tools for different situations. This free webinar was held April 30, 2020.

April 30, 2020

Ag Economy
Green Industry Outlook

Farm Credit East hosted a green industry outlook webinar March 18, 2020. Dr. Charlie Hall, Texas A&M University, presented an overview of the general U.S. economy, talked about consumer trends and gave an overall forecast for the coming year's nursery, greenhouse and landscape sectors.

March 18, 2020

Other Industry Events And Webinars

There are no upcoming events scheduled, but we’re always looking for new topics to cover! Have a suggestion? Then let us know!