March 25, 2021Covid-19 Resources
NDSGA | North Dakota Department of Agriculture
BISMARCK – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new $6 billion initiative called Pandemic Assistance for Producers, designed to reach a broader set of producers than previous COVID-19 aid programs. The initiative will include existing programs like the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) which will be refined, as statutory authority allows,...
September 21, 2020Covid-19 Resources
Second Round of Relief Offered by USDA
An additional $14 billion dollars in relief has been approved for farmers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.
May 26, 2020Covid-19 Resources
Farmers and Ranchers in North Dakota Can Now Apply for Financial Assistance through USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
FARGO, N.D, May 26, 2020 – Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are now available online, and USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff members are available via phone, fax and online tools to help...
May 19, 2020Covid-19 Resources
Non-Specialty Crops and the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
Are you a non-specialty crop producer whose operation has been directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program provides direct relief to producers who faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19.
May 15, 2020Covid-19 Resources
ASA’s Recent “Issue Update” Brings Soy Producers New COVID-19 Information, Updates and Resources
ASA provided a few new COVID-19-related updates and resources on Monday, May 11. ASA along with other leading commodity and agricultural organizations, signed onto the following letters:
May 5, 2020Covid-19 Resources
Application available for economic injury disaster loans and grants
Applications for the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance programs are now available for agricultural businesses with 500 or fewer employees. The programs will provide low-interest loans up to $2 million and grants up to $10,000. https://covid19relief.sba.gov/
April 24, 2020Covid-19 Resources
House Passes $484 Billion C-19 Relief Package
Yesterday evening, the House passed the latest $484 billion C-19 relief package aimed at small businesses and hospitals. The fourth coronavirus relief bill so far, it had overwhelming bipartisan support, passing through the House with 388-5 approval.
April 23, 2020Covid-19 Resources
Guidance for AG-Related Businesses to Ensure Continuation of the Food Supply Chain
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has issued guidance for ag-related businesses to ensure continuation of the food supply chain, while maintaining a healthy workforce. https://www.nd.gov/ndda/news/guidance-offered-ag-related-businesses
April 18, 2020Covid-19 Resources
USDA announces Coronavirus food assistance program.
April 13, 2020Covid-19 Resources
The COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has unveiled a one-stop-shop of federal programs that can be used by rural communities, organizations and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The private pesticide certification deadline has been extended
The private pesticide certification deadline has been extended. https://www.nd.gov/ndda/news/pesticide-certification-deadline-extended?fbclid=IwAR0tmrIikylFgI_sujbLvkHSEXZs_Cn69fGNPkR4dtrYIoXqGE_r8EldGak
The latest COVID-19 updates for growers
Here are the latest COVID-19 updates for growers: COVID-19 Updates From ASA