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.
As the weather warms across the Northeast, producers are gearing up for another growing season, and financing will be a crucial piece of their plan. Farm Credit East can provide the unique lending options Northeast agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products businesses require. What does a lender look for?
Margins for many greenhouse crops can be thin and growing the right plants to meet market demand in an efficient timely manner is key. Though energy may be the first area that comes to mind when many growers hear the word “efficiency,” streamlining a greenhouse operation can also mean investing in the right talent, equipment and management systems to maximize the return for each dollar invested.