Events & Webinars

Farm Credit East supports customer education through a variety of events and webinars. Check out topics of interest here.
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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 4, 2020

Upcoming 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

Business Tips and Tools
Paycheck Protection Program – Understanding the Basics of Loan Forgiveness

These webinars, held on May 21 and 22, provided initial guidance on the requirements to apply for loan forgiveness after Paycheck Protection Program funds have been spent. The identical presentations included a discussion of expense tracking and documentation requirements based on initial SBA guidance.

May 21, 2020

Business Tips and Tools
The Top 5 Tools of Winery Online Marketing

In a webinar May 6, sponsored by Farm Credit East’s Winery Benchmarks program, Sandra Hess, founder of DTC Wine Workshops Consulting Agency, conducted a 2-hour workshop to discuss established methods to improve online wine marketing.

May 06, 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!