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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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Agricultural Business Basics – Farm Financial Management

Join Farm Credit East and our Cosponsor, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society for a free webinar on Agricultural Business Basics – Farm Financial Management

February 1, 2024

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Cash Field Crop Industry Snapshot
Read our latest analysis of the current state of the cash field crop industry.

February 15, 2024

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Livestock Industry Snapshot

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

February 15, 2024

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Fruit Industry Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the fruit and wine industry.

February 15, 2024

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Vegetable/Potato Industry Snapshot

Read our latest analysis of the current state of the vegetable industry, including potatoes.

February 15, 2024

Northeast Economic Engine

Download Farm Credit East’s Northeast Economic Engine report, which analyzes the economic impact of the Northeast agriculture, forest products and commercial fishing industries. This report was released in November 2020. 

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2020 Northeast Economic Impact Report Cover