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After making the first delivery of what will be more than 100,000 pounds of food to Utah’s Navajo neighbors, Farmers Feeding Utah is launching its second miracle project: Miracle Project Northern Utah.
The global pandemic has injected never-before-seen uncertainty into the animal protein markets.
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) has opened the application process for the UDAF COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to Utah agriculture operations that qualify.
The $16 billion in direct payments will financially assist producers with additional adjustment and marketing costs resulting from lost demand due to COVID-19. Utah State University Extension and Utah USDA Farm Service Agency are providing a seminar on the Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program (CFAP) that provides direct payment to farmers.
If there are any silver linings to the challenges we face right now, it may be the increased awareness of the need to increase broadband access in rural America.
With the project identified, Farmers Feeding Utah has set a project-specific goal of $100,000 in online donations by May 20th
Farmers Feeding Utah--Giving Utah Farmers and Families a Hand Up
Consumers can rest assured that fresh fruits and vegetables purchased at the grocery store or from the local farmers’ market are safe.
If any type of business needed help to weather this latest storm, it was farms and ranches.