Knowledge Exchange

Upcoming Webinars

  • The USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, Part 2: What Specialty Crop Producers Should Know.

    Join Farm Credit East and the US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency on Friday, November 6, at 11 a.m., for a discussion of CFAP 2 focused on specialty crop producers, including floriculture and nursery crops, fruit and vegetable growers, aquaculture producers, tobacco growers, maple, and others. In this webinar, Farm Service Agency Program Specialists will review key details applicable to your operations, like eligibility requirements, payment limitations, records required, application procedures, and payment rates for each commodity. Time will be provided for Q&A. The program is open for applications now through December 11, 2020, so don’t miss your window of opportunity! 
     
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  • H-2A: Getting the Agricultural Workers You Need Legally

    Farm Credit East is pleased to cosponsor Harris Beach’s webinar on getting legal ag workers with H-2A on November 17 at 9:00AM. This 90-minute webinar is the second in a series that cover a handful of topics including the 2021 H-2A process, H-2B employer compliance and what constitutes "agricultural" employment. Qualification for H-2A and H-2B, navigating the DOL's "Single Employer Test" in H-2A and addressing dairy farms and H-2A will also be covered.

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  • Dairy Markets: 2020 and Beyond

    2020 saw dramatic price swings in dairy markets due to COVID-19’s global impact on foodservice markets. What have we learned from this? What will 2021 bring? While the precise answers are still unknown, we are sure to see volatility. Are you sure you’re ready? Join Crop Growers, LLP, Farm Credit East and Yankee Farm Credit on Tuesday, December 1, at 12 noon-1:15pm EST, for a timely discussion led by Dr. Marin Bozic of the University of Minnesota along with Farm Credit East business consultant Gregg McConnell. 
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  • Permanent Foreign Labor Options for Seasonal Businesses

    Farm Credit East is pleased to cosponsor Harris Beach’s webinar on permanent foreign labor options on December 15 at 9:00AM. This webinar is the third in a series that navigates the complex maze of labor options. This 90-minute session will cover permanent labor certification, defining job requirements, the prevailing wage process and more.

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Past Webinars

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