Building Farm Resilience During COVID-19
Here we are offering ideas on how we can take care of ourselves, our farms, and our local communities. These resources offer support on the various aspects of farming during a crisis, with a focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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News and Updates
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced updates to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This includes coverage for additional specialty crops, including nursery crops and cut flowers, and…Read More
While many businesses in the New York state food industry have been physically closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for their products has not stopped. Cornell…Read More
Supporting NY farmworkers with masks, COVID-19 information and Q&A with Mary Jo Dudley. More than 55,000 farmworkers across New York play critical roles sustaining the local and global food…Read More
Applying for Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness, Program Changes and a Possibility of an Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension educators have been compiling updates on various emergency funding opportunities for agricultural…Read More
Are you a nursery/greenhouse/cut flower grower who has been impacted by COVID-19 market disruptions? Completing this survey will help us provide data to USDA, which may help impacted farms qualify for…Read More
Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a webinar series on developing safety plans for “New York Forward” compliance and to reduce liability risk. A version of this post first appeared in The…Read More
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) specialists developed resources to help farms comply with the COVID-19 written safety plans required in New York State. A version of this post first appeared in…Read More
Recently, New York State detailed its plan to begin re-opening in phases, as regions of the state achieve certain COVID-19 management metrics. An important part of this New York Forward…Read More
Farmers and Ranchers Can Now Apply for Financial Assistance through USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct…Read More