COVID-19 Articles




Farmers Feeding Utah Making Delivery of Food to Individuals & Food Pantries in St. George on Jan. 29


The distribution of food will take place at the Dixie Convention Center (1835 S. Convention Center Dr.) in St. George.

National Poll Shows COVID-19 Taking Heavy Toll on Farmers’ Mental Health


A strong majority of farmers/farmworkers say the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their mental health

Coronavirus Aid Package Includes Important PPP Changes for Farmers


The recently signed Coronavirus aid package includes important benefits for American farmers.

New COVID Package Helps Farmers Previously Left Out of Aid


Many farmers and ranchers who were previously left out of aid will now qualify for assistance, including growers who were forced to euthanize livestock during the initial wave of the pandemic.

Dec. 11 Deadline Approaching for USDA Program for Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by COVID-19


The CFAP 2 program provides direct relief to producers facing market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.

2020 UDAF Relief Grant deadline is November 9


Immediate economic relief is available in the form of one-time grants of up to $40,000 per agricultural operation

Positivity During the Pandemic


We need each other in every single community across this great nation, urban and rural.

Ag Groups Call for More Resources to Protect Employees, Communities from Coronavirus


Expanding the pandemic response beyond the farm gate and into farming communities will be critical to ensuring the well-being of employees, their families and their neighbors.

Utah Dept. of Ag Helps Explain SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Rules


Although guidance has been released, concerns exists on the reasonings of the limitations that have been put in place

COVID-19 Continues to Drive the Evolution of the Retail Food Landscape


The dramatic shift to online food purchasing by consumers has the been the biggest growth-driver during the pandemic