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
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to Offer Direct Support to Farmers The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), authorized in the CARES Act, will provide $16 billion in direct support to agricultural producers…Read More
Economic Injury Disaster Loans Application Reopening for Ag Businesses The recent CARES Act provided additional emergency funding through Small Business Administration (SBA) for businesses who are facing losses due to…Read More
NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Requesting Information to Connect Impacted Producers to Purchasing Opportunities The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, in coordination with its partners, is…Read More
How you can start planning now for assistance to stay in business during the COVID-19 pandemic and recover afterwards. Based on my experience with previous federal and state disasters, you…Read More
The current COVID-19 pandemic is a common concern and many are wondering what they can and should do. The information here is intended to help guide the farming community. COVID-19…Read More
Update 4/20/20: It was widely reported on April 15 that the funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) had been fully obligated. As of April 16, SBA closed the loans to…Read More
Interim Guidance for Horticulture and Seafood from NYS Ag & Markets The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets released the following Interim Guidance for the Operation of Farmers’…Read More