11/20/2013

Farm Credit East Hosted RMA Specialty Crop Listening Session

Farm Credit East recently held a Risk Management Agency specialty crop listening session at their headquarters in Enfield, Conn. to provide Administrator Brandon Willis the opportunity to meet with Northeast producers and learn more about their industries, discuss their crop insurance needs and answer questions. Representatives from the fruit, aquaculture, tobacco, CSA/farm retail, dairy and vegetable industries took part in this meeting. While in Connecticut, the administrator also toured Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, Conn. Pictured left to right above is Jeremy Forrett, vice president of Crop Growers, LLP, John Lyman, owner of Lyman Orchards and Administrator Brandon Willis, at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, Conn.