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May 28, 2020
While the focus of USDA assistance has centered on the recently announced Coronavirus Food Assistance Program or CFAP, many producers may have overlooked disaster program enrollment for weather-related losses in 2018 and 2019.
May 27, 2020
With the assistance of Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan and the Michigan Apple Committee, the Michigan Agritourism Association (MATA) released the 13th annual edition of its Discover Michigan Farm Fun directory, a popular guide for finding fun activities on Michigan farms.
May 20, 2020
President Donald Trump and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue formally announced the long-awaited details of USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program — a new $16 billion direct payment program for farmers affected by COVID-19 market disruptions, which received OMB approval May 15.
May 19, 2020
With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID- 19, it’s a good practice to control the things you can and forget the rest, according to mental health and stress expert, Sarah Zastrow. “In essence we should pick our battles," she advises.
May 14, 2020
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), in partnership with Farm Credit, has opened online applications for the 2021 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. This national business competition showcases U.S. startup companies that are addressing challenges faced by America’s farmers, ranchers and rural communities.