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?
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Farm Credit East has many diverse career opportunities, and there are plenty of pathways to take in starting a career with the company. Jean Gallagher recently sat down with two former interns-turned-Career Development Program (CDP) trainees who have since moved into full-time positions in the Enfield, Conn., office, to learn more about their experience.
December 19, 2022
Leading up to Thanksgiving, CEO Mike Reynolds reflects on and shares what he is thankful for and wishes everyone a happy and healthy holiday season.
November 21, 2022
As part of Farm Credit East’s mission, we strive to be an advocate for, and a responsible, committed member of the Northeast farm and rural community. The entire Farm Credit East team is committed to this mission. We strive to fulfill it through financial support and staff participation in events and activities that strengthen agriculture and enhance its future in local communities.
November 16, 2022
‘Tis the season to give thanks!
As we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, we asked some of our teammates to reflect on what they’re grateful for. I think you’ll notice some common themes, from family, friends and coworkers to the great agricultural community we serve every day. Read on for their responses.
November 08, 2022