Wet weather conditions over the past several weeks have caused concern among many Northeast farmers. Crop progress and conditions have been well below last year’s numbers and the five-year average. Here are some tips to guide producers through spring planting.
This summer, Farm Credit East welcomed 16 interns to the team. Our interns always leave a lasting impact through the meaningful work they complete and relationships they build with fellow staff and customers. With summer coming to a close and internships winding down, Jean Gallagher asked three interns to reflect on their summer experience.
Last week launched Farm Credit’s “One Mission. Many Voices.” campaign. It’s purpose? To share Farm Credit’s mission – to provide a reliable source of credit and financial services to rural communities and agriculture today and tomorrow – through the many voices of the agricultural producers, commercial fishermen and forest products producers that Farm Credit serves. Read more about the campaign and Farm Credit's week in Washington.
It’s been a cold and wet start to the growing season, impacting vegetable growers across the Northeast. In general, reports from New England and New Jersey indicate that early crops like leafy greens have done well, but summer crops are behind schedule.