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USDA webinar: Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for specialty crops producers

6/5/2020

Join USDA as we talk with one of the CFAP National Program Specialists to discuss what specialty crop producers should know to sign up for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) which ends August 28, 2020.

COVID Recovery Iowa available to ag community

6/5/2020

New program provides additional resources and stress counseling for rural Iowa residents.

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

Fresh from the farm

6/1/2020

Enjoy ice cream treats and more at Iowa's Stensland Dairy

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.

Fresh from the farm

6/1/2020

Customers in three states enjoy ice cream and other treats from Stensland Family Farms.

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).

Timely information for stressful ag times

5/30/2020

Iowa Farm Bureau is offering webinars, a recorded webcast and more to help farmers during the difficult and stressful time.

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