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Coronavirus and USDA Service Centers

3/31/2020

We are committed to delivering USDA services to America’s farmers and ranchers while taking safety measures in response to the COVID-19, or new coronavirus, outbreak.

A dairy getaway

3/30/2020

New Day Dairy in Butler County is set up to welcome overnight guests to their working farm.

Stimulus package offers help for ag

3/30/2020

Provisions in the $2 trillion package earmark nearly $25 billion for agriculture to counter the effects of the pandemic.

Reynolds asks farmers to donate masks and other protective gear to aid health providers

3/30/2020

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is asking farmers and all Iowans to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to their local emergency management offices.

Monitoring livestock markets

3/30/2020

Farm Bureau is working to address the potential for market manipulation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chinese pork imports jump

3/30/2020

China’s imports see big jump in the wake of African swine fever and COVID-19.

Hay autions

3/30/2020

Creston,* No sale

Governor requests farmers’ help securing masks, other protective equipment

3/25/2020

As we circle the wagons to battle COVID-19 here in Iowa, Governor Kim Reynolds’ office is asking farmers and all Iowans to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to their local emergency management offices.

USDA and USTR Announce Continued Progress on Implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement

3/24/2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today announced continued progress in the implementation of the agriculture-related provisions of the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement. The article includes recent actions.

Coping strategies plan

3/23/2020

A helpful step in managing stresses in farming and ranching is to consider the “tools” or “strategies” that are available for dealing with particular stresses. This handout provides a list of useful coping “tools” that can be part of your toolbox for managing individual, family or farming/ranching stresses.

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