USDA Financial Assistance for Producers – Corona Food Assistance Program

Who is eligible? Eligible producers (person or legal entity) of specified agricultural commodities who have suffered a five percent-or-greater price decline as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and who face substantial marketing costs for inventories are eligible for CFAP (Coronovirus Food Assistance Program website) payments. These specified commodities include certain specialty crops, non-specialty crops, […]

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Avian Influenza and Biosecurity – 2020

There are potential negative impacts on agriculture and our communities in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is worthwhile to be aware of some of the other threats such as avian influenza. Recent outbreaks in turkey flocks in the southeastern United States are a reminder. Such outbreaks can have both health and economic consequences. This […]

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Farm Women Coffee Chats via Zoom – Additional Chats Start May 8

Calling all farm women: April 23, 2020 Contact: Jenny Vanderlin, jenny.vanderlin@wisc.edu, 608-263-7795 Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture introduces online ‘Coffee Chat’ series Madison, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture program will host a statewide ZOOM conference to introduce a new online ‘Coffee Chats’ series, […]

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