Beginning on Tuesday, May 26, the USDA Farm Service Agency will begin accepting applications from producers with COVID-related losses for a wide range of commodities. Learn more about how payments will be calculated for various commodities.
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.
Unlike many sectors of the agricultural economy, nursery and ornamental greenhouse production tends to be influenced primarily by the state of the general U.S. economy – particularly housing markets and consumer spending. Charlie Hall discusses how the continued good performance of the overall economy is positive for the green industry heading into 2020.