A combination of a low interest rate environment and available inventory has driven increased mortgage requests across the country. Ted Black, Director of Country Living from Farm Credit East, shares how residential mortgage lending has adapted its operations to continue serving customers through the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Crop Growers agents are eager to continue serving customers as the country begins phased reopening. See upcoming important dates and deadlines, as well as new procedure for acreage reporting. Contact your Crop Growers agent for more information.
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.