Events & Webinars

Farm Credit East supports customer education through a variety of events and webinars. Check out topics of interest here.
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Upcoming Webinars

2023 Fishing Industry Outlook

Wednesday, April 5, at 12 p.m. ET 

Join John Sackton, founder and publisher of Seafood.com News, as he provides an update on the current status of some key Northeast shellfish species, with a particular focus on the long-term success and sustainability of the scallop fishery.  

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2023 Northeast Apple Industry Outlook

Thursday, April 6, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. ET

Join Chris Gerlach, director of industry analytics with US Apple, as he examines the implied production and economic outlook for 2023, as well as how production in Washington state has impacted markets for East Coast growers.

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Past Events and Webinars

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Business Tips and Tools
What’s new with OSHA and the New York State Dept. of Labor

Farm Credit East in partnership with the Northeast Dairy Producers Association recently held a webinar discussing OSHA’s new approach during enforcement inspections along with New York States’ free consultation services specifically for dairy farms.

March 22, 2023

Business Tips and Tools
2023 Crop Insurance Strategies and Outlook

As we begin a new year, producers need forecasts and strategies in order to solidify their 2023 risk management strategies. Crop Growers LLP, in conjunction with Watts & Associates Economic Consultants, are hosting a webinar providing a market outlook, March 15 Farm Bill decisions and ERP payments.

January 17, 2023

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Business Tips and Tools
Seasonal Business Labor and Immigration Webinar Series

Join Harris Beach PLLC and Farm Credit East for a series of four webinars focusing on getting the seasonal workers you need, legally.

One of the most pressing issues facing seasonal businesses continues to be labor – specifically how to secure reliable employees to fill seasonal and permanent needs. In this webinar series, presenters will navigate the complex maze of the H-2B non-agriculture and H-2A agricultural visa programs to provide an overview of visa requirements, procedures, compliance and employer obligations. Foreign labor options to fill permanent labor needs at farms and seasonal businesses will also be discussed.

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November 29, 2022

Business Tips and Tools
New York Tax Incentives for Farm Employers: Overtime, Investment and Employee Retention

Farm Credit East, NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets, NYS Department of Taxation & Finance and Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development outlined significant tax credits that are applicable to many farmers in New York state. View the recording to find out what's new, what these tax credits cover and how to apply.

June 20, 2022

Other Industry Events And Webinars

There are no upcoming events scheduled, but we’re always looking for new topics to cover! Have a suggestion? Then let us know!