COVID-19 Farmers Update 10/13/2020

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COVID-19 Farmers Update 10/13/2020

Financial Help

USDA

Important: USDA Opens COVID Relief Funding for Small Farms: Apply Now!

USDA Expands Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to Include Hemp

Understanding the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

NAVIGATING COVID-19 RELIEF FOR FARMERS (English)

NAVIGATING COVID-19 RELIEF FOR FARMERS (Spanish)

NAVIGATING COVID-19 RELIEF FOR FARMERS (Arabic)

North Carolina

Troxler Announces COVID-19 Assistance for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs: Farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

RAFI

RAFI Grant Opportunities for Farms

Webinars

Food Safety for Donated Foods Webinar: Join this webinar to learn about the importance of food safety for foods that are donated during COVID-19 on Monday, November 23, 2020, 1–2 p.m. ET.

Surveys:

RAFI: Farmer COVID-19 Response Survey

Do we need soilless substrate in the future: A survey of a UGA based team to determine the need for soil-less substrate fruit production. If you are a grower, please take 10 min of your time and fill out this survey. 

Daily COVID-19 Update as of 10/13/2020

North Carolina (8:42 p.m. EST): 234,842 confirmed positive/ 3,849 deaths

USA: (8:42 p.m. EST): 7,852,022 positive/ 215,715 deaths

World (12:33 p.m. EST): 38,033,287 positive/ 1,084,364 deaths

Other Helpful Resources

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19: Farming Resources, NC State Extension

Food Safety, NC State Extension

COVID-19 Resources and Information, NC State Extension

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services COVID-19 Resources and important Documents

CEFS COVID-19 Resources

Farms & Agribusiness

This post was created by Rania Hassan and Mark Hoffmann

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Mark Hoffmann, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Mark HoffmannSmall Fruits Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor, Strawberry and Grape Call Dr. Mark Email Dr. Mark Horticultural Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Updated on May 21, 2021
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