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; email@example.com and Jesse Ketterman, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, University of Maryland; firstname.lastname@example.org 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; email@example.com 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; firstname.lastname@example.org 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