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In 2023, the Northeast experienced another wet tobacco growing season. Given the high cost of tobacco cultivation (over $1,000 per acre), risk management plans are crucial for producers. Connecticut insured more than 3,000 acres of this valuable crop. The purpose of crop insurance, like any other insurance, is not to bring profits but to make the producer whole again so they can continue to farm the following year.
February 13, 2024
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In this month’s Knowledge Exchange Partner, Attorney L.J. D’Arrigo looks at the H-2A temporary work visa program, and the reforms which have been proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service. The H-2A program allows foreign workers to legally come to the United States and work in temporary agricultural positions.
January 11, 2024
Farm Credit Connect, Farm Credit East's customer portal provides customers with a secure environment to complete transactions and interact with their Farm Credit East team. Learn more about the features and benefits of using Farm Credit Connect to compliment your Farm Credit East relationship.
January 04, 2024
Today, we continue the conversation about the New York Farm Overtime Credit by looking at helpful tips and potential pitfalls employers need to understand as they get ready for January 1, 2024.
December 29, 2023
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Download Farm Credit East’s Northeast Economic Engine report, which analyzes the economic impact of the Northeast agriculture, forest products and commercial fishing industries. This report was released in November 2020.
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