Despite a fairly robust general economy, 2018 promises to be a fairly challenging year for many agricultural sectors. We expect Northeast net farm income to decline in 2018, due mainly to weak commodity prices.
The number of people employed in agriculture is a hot topic of conversation. Followed by a question on the younger generation’s interest in entering ag. We recently looked at data compiled by the Food and Agricultural Education Information System (FAEIS) to better understand the next generation of agriculture that we look forward to working with.
Millennials aren’t the first generation to be thought of as lazy or entitled. Does that mean they aren’t that different from other generations? Farm Credit East Business Consultant Erin Pirro discusses some of her findings.
At Farm Credit East, we are relationship lenders. Not only do we get to know ag businesses, but we also get to know our customers personally. On #NationalGetToKnowYourCustomerDay, we’d like to share a real-life example of our commitment to relationship lending.