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.
On April 17, the USDA announced $19 billion in relief programs as a step toward a remedy for supply chains and prices during the COVID-19 crisis. Find a breakdown of support and allocations in today’s blog.
Farm Credit East recently hosted its 2020 Dairy Outlook webinar featuring Dr. Mark Stephenson of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Learn more about Dr. Stephenson's insight into the overall economy, dairy supply and demand levels and changes in milk production.
With growing ag labor concerns nationwide, some operations are circumventing their labor needs by turning to mechanization. Learn how some operations are implementing technology to cut back on their labor demands.