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Crop Insurance

Whole Farm Revenue and Micro Farm Crop Insurance is Worth Another Look

Devon Smolak

Many farmers think of crop insurance as only relevant for large row-crop growers. But if you’re a diversified farm, there are new options that are worth another look, particularly in light of recurring natural disasters that have been hitting the region.

September 25, 2023

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Latest Tax Talk

Tax Talks
Crop Insurance Tax Treatment Options for a Challenging Year

2023 has been a challenging year for farmers, and many may see payments from their crop insurance policies or federal crop disaster payments. This Tax Talks blog reminds producers that crop insurance proceeds and crop disaster payments must be reported as income.

August 29, 2023

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Farm Credit
Importance of Mental Health

This past year has been exceptionally difficult on our mental health. Farm Credit East's Compensation and Benefits specialist, Crystal Bernardes, outlines some important suggestions and guidelines to keep your mental health in check during these difficult times.

February 09, 2021

Farm Credit
Best Laid Plans

Mike Reynolds reflects on his first year as Farm Credit East CEO, and how even the best laid plans can get re-routed.

January 12, 2021

Farm Credit
Virtual Appreciation for Customer Owners

This year, even though our in-person meals transitioned to a gift card, speakers gave their presentations to a virtual audience, and our cars stayed parked in the garage, we still felt our 60-minute program showcased Farm Credit East’s appreciation for customers.

December 01, 2020

Farm Credit
A Thanksgiving Message from the CEO

"While 2020 has been a year like no other, we still have so much to be thankful for. I am thankful for Northeast producers’ unwavering efforts to provide for their communities and beyond during this unprecedented year. I am also grateful to lead a dedicated team committed to serving those producers. While these are things I am thankful for every year, this year that 'thanks' took on a whole new meaning." — CEO Mike Reynolds

November 24, 2020

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