COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/07/2020

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COVID-19 Farmers Update 05/07/2020

News Today: 

Emergency Funding:

Upcoming Frost weekend:

COVID-19 guidelines during and after reopening:

Feeling down? Don’t ignore the symptoms:

Daily COVID-19 Update as of 5/07/2020:

  • North Carolina (11:00 a.m. EST): 13,397 confirmed positive/ 507 deaths
  • USA: (8:36 p.m. EST): 1,256,771 positive/ 75,543 deaths
  • World (8:36 p.m. EST): 3,836,215 positive/ 269,267 deaths


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Other Helpful Resources:

COVID-19: Farming Resources, NC State Extension

Food Safety, NC State Extension

COVID-19 Resources and Information, NC State Extension

NCDA&CS COVID-19 Resources and important Documents

CEFS COVID-19 Resources

This post was created by Emma Volk and Mark Hoffmann