United Fresh starts grant program to assist produce distributors reach those in need

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Fresh Start Foundation is offering a new grant program — COVID-19 Rapid Response FRESH Grants — t... READ MORE »

Ag groups plead with Small Business Association to include farms in COVID-19 loan program

The National Potato Council joined 30 agriculture organizations and businesses yesterday calling on the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to in... READ MORE »

National Potato Council shares coronavirus-related updates

The National Potato Council (NPC) shared the following updates on March 31 regarding the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis: Stimulus package Las... READ MORE »

Agriculture groups, including NPC, seeking coronavirus help from USDA

A coalition of agriculture groups is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to “take swift action” to help stabilize markets affected by the CO... READ MORE »

Poll: 90% of farmers expect coronavirus to impact business

Through an online poll, Farm Journal recently collected feedback directly from farmers, growers and ranchers about their concerns of coronavirus (COVI... READ MORE »

Health insurance options for farm families outlined

Many farm families rely on off-farm jobs for health insurance, and the sudden layoffs and furloughs might mean that farm families are losing their cov... READ MORE »

Washington ag department issues coronavirus safety guidelines

The following statement was issued by the Washington State Department of Agriculture: "The COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop. While food and f... READ MORE »

House approves $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

The House of Representatives passed by voice vote S. 3548, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion bill with sig... READ MORE »

Agriculture included in $2 trillion COVID-19 rescue package

The U.S. Senate approved a $2 trillion COVID-19 Phase 3 rescue package by a vote of 96-0 on March 25. The bill now moves to the U.S. House, which is e... READ MORE »

Increased H-2A visa processing OK’d by State Department

Word came from Washington, D.C. March 26 that the U.S. State Department has taken steps to increase processing of H-2A via holders through consulates ... READ MORE »

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