COVID-19

FSA Programs in the Time of Coronavirus Producer Education Webinar

Join us as we discuss what producers should know to sign up for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) which ends August 28, 2020.  Also learn more about other FSA…

FSA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Producer Education Webinar #3: Non-Specialty Crop & Livestock Producers

Join us as we talk with one of the CFAP National Program Specialists to discuss what non-specialty crop and livestock producers should know to sign up for the Coronavirus Food…

FSA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Producer Education Webinar #2: Dairy & Non-Specialty Crop Producers

Join USDA FSA as they talk with one of the CFAP National Program Specialists to discuss what dairy and specialty crop producers should know to sign up for the Coronavirus…

FSA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Producer Education Webinar #1: Specialty Crop Producers

Join USDA’s Farm Service Agency as they talk with one of the CFAP National Program Specialists to discuss what specialty crop producers should know to sign up for the Coronavirus…

COVID-19 Economic Impacts and Mitigation on Main Street (Part III)

The Western Governors’ Association will host the webinar, COVID-19 Economic Impacts and Mitigation on Main Street (Part III), on May 15 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MT. This webinar will highlight challenges facing…

Webinar for Producers Interested in Applying for Direct Payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) will host a webinar on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET, for farmers,…

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance another option for small producers

Following our post last week on how farms and ranches can take advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program through the Small Business Administration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we…

How to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program for your ranch

There is a new government program called the Paycheck Protection Program that is meant to help businesses keep employees on staff during the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Alexis Bonogofsky of the Quivira Coalition participated in an informational webinar put on by an organization called Farm Commons that went over the details of how you can utilize the program. She summarizes that information in this post.
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Financially Navigating COVID-19

New Mexico State University Extension is offering a live online series on financially navigating the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning Thursday, April 2, people from across the state may join the one-hour…

How the COVID-19 relief package can help western landowners

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes specific provisions for critical sectors of the economy, with particular assistance for agricultural businesses and land managers. In the following, we lay out these provisions and, where appropriate, how to avail yourself of them.

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