As Thanksgiving approaches, we checked in to find out what some of our employees are thankful for, even in this unusual year. From gratitude for our hardworking customers to appreciation of their fellow teammates — read what they had to say.
We have witnessed tremendous resilience among Northeast producers these past few months, and as summer kicks into full swing, it’s important to to thank and support local farmers, commercial fishermen and forest products producers.
On April 17, the USDA unveiled details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agriculture, which includes $16 billion in direct support to agricultural producers and $3 billion to purchase and distribute agriculture products to Americans in need. Read a summary of these two main components.
For many agricultural producers, COVID-19 has meant continuing business operations with added restrictions. Kim Brayman of Fesko Dairy, LLC, in Skaneatles, N.Y., understands the struggles that producers are going through, both personally and professionally, and offers a few tips for staying connected during these challenging times.