Unlike many sectors of the agricultural economy, nursery and ornamental greenhouse production tends to be influenced primarily by the state of the general U.S. economy – particularly housing markets and consumer spending. Charlie Hall discusses how the continued good performance of the overall economy is positive for the green industry heading into 2020.
Farm Credit East’s Customer Appreciation Meetings provided an opportunity for CEO Lipinski to reflect on his tenure, a chance for members to hear from their Board of Directors and introduced attendees to incoming CEO Mike Reynolds. Read some of the highlights from this year’s meeting.
The environment that Farm Credit East and its customers operate in is unique and it’s constantly changing. It requires a proactive and innovative mindset, and the willingness to adapt to remain competitive. Learn about some of the initiatives Farm Credit East has underway to ensure we continue to deliver high value products and services and tools to assist Northeast producers.
Bringing together nearly 1,600 customers within three weeks is no small feat, but our annual Customer Appreciation meetings are important to Farm Credit East’s mission and grassroots foundation. If you weren’t able to attend this year, here’s a review of the highlights.