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