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Webinar: Thursday,  June 4 at Noon:  Small Business Administration Loan Programs

6/3/2020

Get your PPP and EIDL U.S. Small Business Administration Loan Program Questions Answered, Thursday, June 4 @ Noon - 1:00 p.m. (CT) The Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri Farm Bureaus are partnering with the Region VII Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to host an information session on the administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury and Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. Learn more and get your questions answered directly from program administrators.

USDA Accepting Applications for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

6/2/2020

Application form and a payment calculator available on farmers.gov/cfap.

June 4 Webinar: SBA programs to help during COVID-19

6/2/2020

On Thursday, June 4 at Noon (CDT), the U.S. Small Business Administration (Region VII: Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas) will conduct an educational webinar to provide information for farmers

Grain quality topic of June 3 webinar

6/2/2020

Iowa State University’s grain quality specialist will explore impacts of last fall’s delayed harvest.

Farmers Fear For Their Mental Health

6/1/2020

Studies have found the rates of mental illness and suicide are higher for farmers. The profession requires long hours, limited social contact and is often at the mercy of external factors such as weather and market rates.

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 6/3/20

6/1/2020

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports as seen in the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.

Stick to your plans to achieve high yields

6/1/2020

Every spring is different from the one before.

CFAP Webinar Replay and Application Resources

6/1/2020

Webinar with agricultural program specialists from the Iowa USDA-FSA office, and ISU agricultural economist Chad Hart reviewed the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

Storm Lake pork plant shuts down

6/1/2020

Tyson plant’s temporary closing is latest in string of closures due to worker illnesses.

Marketing insights

6/1/2020

Ample supply on the market tends to be negative to prices, and lack of supply can be supportive.

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