We believe in the future of agriculture and those who want to be a part of it.
The long-term strength of Northeast agriculture is dependent on individuals entering the industry, and Farm Credit East is committed to supporting entrants through innovative products and services that contribute to their growth and success. If you have a plan to start in agriculture, we have a plan to help.
2023 Student Scholarships
$1,500 scholarships available to students pursuing careers in ag-related fields. Apply by April 3, 2023.
FFA Student Scholarships
$500 scholarships to support FFA students' SAE projects. Apply by June 30, 2023.
FarmStart Capital Investment
FarmStart is a Farm Credit East program that makes working capital investments of up to $75,000 for startup farms and ag businesses with limited financial resources and showing promise of success.
Young, Beginning, Small & Veteran Farmer Incentives
Farm Credit East’s Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmer Incentive program (YBSV) is designed to help this growing customer segment get started in agriculture through special incentives to program participants.
GenerationNext Seminar Series
GenerationNext is a series of seminars, hosted by Farm Credit East, designed to advance your management skills and business knowledge. Each seminar includes group discussions, idea sharing and networking opportunities.
Harvesting a Profit
Harvesting a Profit is a “profitability guide” designed to help young farmers beginning a career in production agriculture. The guide provides financial management know-how for what’s needed to achieve a sustainable and profitable ag business over the long haul.
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February 20, 2023