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Crop Insurance

Another Wet One – How Crop Growers Can Help Northeast Tobacco Growers

Daniele Harris

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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Latest Tax Talk

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Tax Talks
What you Need to Know about Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting for your Business

Starting January 1, 2024, most United States (U.S.) entities must report information about the beneficial owners of their businesses to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. financial system by making it harder for illicit actors to use shell companies to launder their money or hide assets. This blog article explores the key elements of the BOI reporting rule and what actions your business needs to take. 

January 18, 2024

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Business Tips and Tools
5 Tips to Protect your Information Amidst Heightened Cybersecurity Scams

Cyber threats are increasingly common — from cybercriminals gaining access to personal accounts, to ransomware attacks resulting in malicious software that lock computers until a ransom is paid. Following are five tips to help prevent you from becoming a victim of a cyber scam and ensure your information remains secure.

 

January 23, 2024

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Business Tips and Tools
Keep Your Online Information Safe: 3 Security Habits You Can Start Today!

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Farm Credit East’s security team is working to educate customers and staff about security  best practices to use in their work and personal lives. There are a few things you can implement today to keep you and your information safe.

October 12, 2023

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Business Tips and Tools
5 Tips to Keep your Data Secure

We use technology in many ways — from desktop computers and laptops to tablets, smartphones or smartwatches. And unfortunately, all of these devices pose security risks.  It’s important to understand these risks and the steps you can take to reduce your risk of a data privacy breach. To spread awareness about online privacy during Data Privacy Week, we put together the following five tips to ensure your private, personal information remains secure.

January 23, 2023

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Business Tips and Tools
Keeping your Information Secure: Farm Credit Connect

Start your New Year secure! One way Farm Credit East is helping our customers do that is through Farm Credit Connect, our modernized customer portal. Farm Credit Connect is Farm Credit East’s digital portal and enhances the ways you can do business with us. It provides 24/7 access to your information using the most modern security standards to ensure your information remains secure.

January 02, 2023

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