Farm Credit East to Host Webinar

2014 Agricultural Economic Outlook and Ag Labor Update

Enfield, Conn. — Northeast producers are invited to participate in a webinar that will provide a 2014 agricultural economic outlook and an update on ag labor. This webinar, hosted by Farm Credit East, will take place on Thursday, February 13 at 10:00 AM. 

This webinar will feature Dr. Terry Barr, economist with CoBank, who will take a look at agricultural markets in 2014 and the road ahead. Dr. Barr will cover global agricultural trade in major commodities including feed, grain and dairy, and how international markets affect us here in the Northeast.

Following, Monte Lake, attorney and agricultural labor expert, will join the webinar to provide an update on the agricultural labor situation. His presentation will focus on legal issues and regulatory compliance, including a look at the status of the H-2A program.

Join us on Thursday, February 13 from 10:00 AM to noon for an agricultural economic outlook and ag labor update. This webinar is free to participate. Visit for registration information.


Farm Credit East extends more than $5 billion in loans and has 21 local offices in its seven-state service area. In addition to loans and leases, the organization also offers a full range of agriculturally specific financial services for businesses related to farming, horticulture, forestry and commercial fishing. Farm Credit East is governed by an 18-person board of directors. For more information, go to