The Delaware Department of Agriculture has issued Guidance for Delaware U-Pick Farm Operations during COVID-19. The guidance is available through DDA’s website. A link to the guidance document is at: https://agriculture.delaware.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/108/2020/05/APPROVED_Guidance-for-Delaware-U-Pick-Farm-Operations-During-COVID-19_5.19.pdf.
As part of the Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on May 19th that it will provide up to $2.1 billion in direct payments to specialty crops producers. The payments will be based on losses… Continue Reading →
Maria Pippidis, Extension Educator Family & Consumer Sciences; firstname.lastname@example.org and Jesse Ketterman, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, University of Maryland; email@example.com It is a stressful time for many of us whether we are farmers, family members or those who support… Continue Reading →
Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; firstname.lastname@example.org Delaware farmer’s markets will open sometime after May 15, Maryland farmer’s markets are open now and Washington DC farmer’s markets cannot open unless they have an approved social distancing policy. COVID-19 spreads… Continue Reading →
Maria Pippidis, Extension Educator Family & Consumer Sciences; email@example.com Did you know that the CARES Act requires lenders to report to credit bureaus that consumers are current on their loans if consumers have sought relief from their lenders due to… Continue Reading →