While many people are concerned about how to keep themselves and their families safe from COVID-19, it’s also important to know how the virus is not transmitted. Consuming fruits and vegetables remains safe and is important for maintaining a robust immune system. Here are some details on food safety in the current environment that may help calm your uncertainty.
Earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill enacting a new Paid Sick Leave Program effective January 1, 2021. However, employers must begin accruing sick leave on September 30, 2020. Accounting Associate Lillian Crast outlines what this may mean for New York State businesses going forward.
On September 17, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced an expansion of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, known as “CFAP 2,” following the first round of coronavirus assistance which opened in May 2020. Chris Laughton outlines eligibility for assistance under CFAP 2.
In the second of a two-part series, Farm Credit East tax specialist Dario Arezzo explains Farm Service Agency eligibility changes, specifically recent changes to USDA regulatory changes on the “Actively Engaged in Farming” definition.