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COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/31/2020

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/31/2020 Important: NCDA&CS Produce Availability for farmers affected by COVID-19 Tomorrow (Apr.1): Agent Training at 8:30 a.m.! CARES …

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/30/2019

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/30/2019 Important: Farm Bureau explains the CARES act Facebook offers $100 Million in small business grants as COVID-19 …

COVID 19 Daily Farmers Update 3/26/2020

COVID 19 Daily Farmers Update 3/26/2020 NC State Extension Covid-19 Resources: NC State Horticulture COVID-19 Farming Resources NC State Extension COVID-19 Portal NC …

Strawberry COVID Chores March 2020

Strawberry COVID Chores March 2020 Dear strawberry community, All of you have blossoms and fruit in their fields by now, and …

COVID-19 Daily Updates 3/25/2020

COVID-19 Daily Updates 3/25/2020 Dear farming and agri-tourism community, Every Wednesday, my team and I update the COVID-19 Farming Resource Homepage. This …

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/24/2020

COVID-19 Daily Farmers Update 3/24/2020 Dear strawberry and farming community, The Covid-19 pandemic currently has shifted the way people conduct business. …

Farmer out standing in his soybean field during sunset

COVID-19: Farming Resources

PAGE TOPICS (This page is updated every Wednesday evening. Last update 04/01/2020) Introduction General COVID-19 Knowledge How Can I Help My Community? Food Safety Staff …

COVID-19 Farmers Update 3/22/2020

COVID-19 Farmers Update 3/22/2020 Dear strawberry and farming community, With harvest season coming up soon and a world which is rapidly …

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