Farmers Update 2/11/2021

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Farmers COVID-19 Update 2/11/2021

Farmers of Color Resources:

Funding:

RAFI-USA: Farmers of Color Network Grants Fund Extends Deadline to February 19, 2021: Farmers from GA, FL, NC, SC and VA can apply.

COVID-19 and Agricultural Labor:

Webinar, Feb 18, 2021, 10 a.m. EST:

COVID-19 Employment Related Concerns for Agriculture: Learn answers to questions regarding COVID-19 and the future of your employees.

Food Safety:

Comment on new FDA rules:

How to Comment on the FDA’s Recordkeeping Rule: Farmers, businesses, and individuals who care about healthy local and regional food systems need to speak out about the Food and Drug Administration’s rule on recordkeeping in the food supply chain.

Daily COVID-19 Update as of 2/11/2021:

North Carolina (12:07 p.m. EST): 810,466 confirmed positive/ 10,294 deaths

USA: (7:23 p.m. EST): 27,383,639 positive/ 475,050 deaths

World (7:23 p.m. EST): 107,742,259 positive/ 2,365,966 deaths 

Other Helpful Resources:

Food Security and COVID-19

NSAC’S Response to and Resources for COVID-19

COVID-19: Farming Resources, NC State Extension

Food Safety, NC State Extension

COVID-19 Resources and Information, NC State Extension

CEFS COVID-19 Resources

This post was created by Rania Hassan and Mark Hoffmann