USDA Announces More Eligible Commodities for CFAP Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that additional commodities are covered by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) in response to public comments and data. Additionally, the U.S. […]

Ag Economy: Farmers Face Increasing Financial Pressure from COVID-19 – DTN Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
As agriculture continues to grapple with the fallout from the COVID-19 economic shutdown, recent reports suggest the industry will see financial pressure for the remainder of 2020. The number of […]

Coronavirus: Calling on USDA to Expand Aid Programs – DTN Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
Lawmakers and others continue calling on USDA to broaden both its programs for farmers and food aid meant to respond to COVID-19. Out of a total of $16 billion set […]

How One Rural Hospital Has Coped With Covid-19…At Least, So Far – DTN Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
As soon as staff at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa, first heard in January of a dangerous new coronavirus spreading in China, they watched the situation closely and […]

Ag Tax Provisions from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act – DTN Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
These are strange times. Back in January, many of our agribusiness subindustries were poised to have a good year. We reached a trade agreement with China. Milk and cattle prices […]

USDA: Farmers, Ranchers to Receive Direct Support for Losses Related to COVID-19 May 19, 2020

🕔May 19, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to […]

Coronavirus Aid: The Paycheck Protection Program – UPDATE Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
Update to the Original Release A supplemental Interim Final Rule (IFR) for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was recently released that provides clarity to some of questions raised at the […]

Louisiana: Act Quickly for CARES Aid Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Farmers may be able to get help covering business costs through the coronavirus aid program recently approved by Congress and the president — but they need to act quickly, an […]

Webinar: Peanut, Cotton COVID-19 Relief Act Update Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
The Georgia Peanut Commission hosted a webinar discussion with U.S. Congressmen Sanford Bishop and Austin Scott on Friday, April 3 at 10:00 a.m. The congressmen discussed the $2 trillion Coronavirus […]

Coronavirus: Reviewing USDA Funding in the CARES Act Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
On Friday, March 27, 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law, the 3rd FY2020 Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Act.  At a reported appropriation of $2 trillion, the bill is […]

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