A Farmer’s Guide to COVID-19 Relief

Maria Pippidis, Extension Educator Family & Consumer Sciences; pippidis@udel.edu

The Farmers’ Legal Action Group has produced a guide to COVID-19 Relief. Access it online at: http://www.flaginc.org/2020/04/farmers-guide-to-covid-19-relief/. This helpful guide provides help to identify resources as they relate to Farm audiences. Several of the programs discussed in this Guide are the product of the CARES Act— technically known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. The CARES Act became law on March 27, 2020. The following topics are discussed in this Guide.

  • Recovery Rebates for Individuals
  • SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Foreclosure Moratorium and Loan Forbearance
  • Funding for the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)
  • Funding for Specialty Crop and Other Producers
  • Changes to the Bankruptcy Code
  • Regulatory Guidance for Financial Institutions
  • USDA Administrative Actions
  • Crop Insurance and Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)
  • Court and State and Tribal Government Responses
  • Scams and Discrimination