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Ag Economy

Make Agriculture Count! The 2022 USDA Census of Agriculture

Chris Laughton

The ag census is the most reliable source of information on U.S. agriculture and provides extremely valuable information. If you receive a form, we encourage you to fill it out to make sure agriculture is counted! Following are a few frequently asked questions we’ve received from our customers.


January 26, 2023

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Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
USDA Emergency Relief Programs for Producers

Emergency Relief Program (ERP) phase one closed on December 16, 2022. Phase two opened on January 23rd and runs through June 2, 2023. The funds appropriated by Congress will be distributed through the Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ELRP) and the ERP. Regarding ELRP, the Farm Service Agency will release more information once they have finished its analysis on the 2021 drought and wildfire impacts on livestock producers.

January 31, 2023

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Farm Credit
Your Partner into the Future

As of January 1, 2022, Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit have officially merged with overwhelming stockholder approval. CEO Mike Reynolds outlines his optimism and plans for the future of the Northeast cooperative in today's blog. 

January 04, 2022

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Committed to Agriculture and Rural Communities

As part of Farm Credit East’s stewardship strategy, it has established a number of programs over the years to contribute to industry support organizations and the communities where our customers and staff live. In 2021, we celebrate milestones for a few of these stewardship programs.

December 22, 2021

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Showing Appreciation for Customer Owners

As a cooperative, our customers are at the core of everything we do. To celebrate our loyal customer-owners, Farm Credit East held a virtual Customer Appreciation Meeting as well as several in-person events across the Northeast over the summer and fall.

December 07, 2021

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Thankful for Northeast Producers

Here at Farm Credit East, we’re thankful for the region’s producers who provide the abundance of fresh, local food to fill our table this Thanksgiving.

November 23, 2021

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