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USDA Announces More Eligible Commodities for CFAP


Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 11, and Producers Who Have Approved Applications to Receive Final Payments

Dairy Farmers Deserve a Voice and a Vote on Policy That Impacts Their Farms


Modified Bloc Voting Could Give it to Them

Mixed News on Farm Bankruptcies Amid Pandemic


Several contributing factors are likely at play as farmers struggle to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

USDA Launches New Features to Help Farmers Hire Workers


The new website designed to help facilitate the employment of H-2A workers

The Time to Invest in Rural America is Now


Now, more than ever, rural companies – and the communities on which they depend – need both the resources and expertise that RBICs can provide.

Expanded CFAP Eligibility Provides More Assistance for Specialty Crops


USDA has expanded eligibility of CFAP direct assistance to 42 more specialty crops and has amended eligibility for 19 others.

Enter the Ag Innovation Challenge by July 31


The Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge is a national business competition that showcases U.S. startups developing innovative solutions that address challenges facing America’s farmers, ranchers and rural communities.

Deadline for 2020 COVID Relief Grant from UDAF Extended


The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has a new grant program in coordination with the state and federal COVID-19 relief efforts.

Glimmers of Retail Recovery


We may talk about double-digit sales growth in several categories in June as well, but the food and hospitality sector, as well as the travel sector, has a long way to go.

Congress Votes to Extend Paycheck Protection Program into August


Both chambers of Congress have voted to extend the application period for the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which is good news for farmers.