Illinois: Pandemic Assistance Programs to Ag Producers in 2020 Oct 13, 2021

🕔Oct 13, 2021
Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this presentation are those of the authors and should not be construed to represent any official U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) or U.S. Government determination […]

Congress Extends Paycheck Protection Program Loan Applications – DTN Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
The Small Business Administration will likely soon announce an extension for applications to the Paycheck Protection Program after both chambers of Congress voted for the SBA to push the deadline […]

Farmers in Partnerships Limited from PPP Despite Congressional Wishes – DTN Mar 18, 2021

🕔Mar 18, 2021
Despite calls from Congress to help make more farmers and ranchers eligible for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, the SBA has declared farmers in partnerships do […]

Self-Employed Farmers Can Still Benefit from PPP Mar 11, 2021

🕔Mar 11, 2021
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created in the CARES Act in 2020 to provide forgivable loans to small businesses, including farms. Much has been made of the provisions that […]

Ag Groups Call for Paycheck Protection Program Changes – DTN Feb 26, 2021

🕔Feb 26, 2021
 A coalition of 35 agriculture groups is urging Congress to work with the Small Business Administration (SBA) to ensure farm partnerships and limited liability corporations have the same access to […]

Congress Urges Small Business Administration to Expand PPP Rules – DTN Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
Members of Congress are urging the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Small Business Administration to issue new clarifications that would make more farmers and ranchers eligible for forgivable loans […]

New Paycheck Protection Program Rules for Farmers – DTN Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
Farmers largely missed out on the first round of Paycheck Protection Program loans, but a change in how calculations are made for farmers could result in more substantial payments. The […]

Stimulus Bill: What Changes Will Affect Farmers? Jan 20, 2021

🕔Jan 20, 2021
On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 was signed into law.  There were many items in this legislation that affected farmers.  There were changes to the […]

SBA Gearing Up New Paycheck Protection Program Loans – DTN Jan 12, 2021

🕔Jan 12, 2021
Farmers, livestock producers and other small business owners can start applying for the Small Business Administration’s new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans as early as Monday if they are working […]

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