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National Economy Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the economy.

February 15, 2024

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Returning Customer Value through Patronage Dividends

For the past 28 years, Farm Credit East has returned a share of its earnings to customers in the form of patronage dividends – a benefit of cooperative ownership. In fact, since the patronage program was first adopted, customer-owners of Farm Credit East (and predecessor cooperatives) have received more than $1.4 billion in dividends from ownership of their cooperative. But what exactly is a patronage dividend? 

February 27, 2024

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2024 Apple Industry Outlook

Join Chris Gerlach, USApple’s Director of Industry Analytics as he unpacks data on holdings, movement, trade, and prices to see how markets are reacting to, what is by all accounts, a banner year.


March 14, 2024

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FARM CREDIT SYSTEM REPORTS NET INCOME OF $7.4 BILLION FOR 2023

The Farm Credit System today reported combined net income of $7.4 billion for the year ended December 31, 2023, as compared with $7.3 billion for the prior year.

February 23, 2024

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Crop Insurance Provides Certainty Against Unpredictable Weather

Crop insurance can protect against financial losses from weather-related crop damage and quality reductions. Its purpose is to ensure farmers can continue operating after a difficult season. In a year like 2023, being insured against these types of weather events can make or break a business.

 

February 22, 2024

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Dairy Industry Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the dairy industry.

February 15, 2024

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Timber and Forest Products Industry Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the timber and forest products industry.

February 15, 2024

Northeast Economic Engine

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