Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

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AFBF is proud to serve as a founding member of the White House COVID-19 Community Corps as we work together across the agriculture community promote the safety of our families, employees and communities. It is important to Farm Bureau that farmers and our employees have priority access to the vaccine, given the important role we play on the frontlines of our food supply. Visit today to learn more about this effort and join in the fight to protect America’s health. #WeCanDoThis

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Whether they’re readying the soil for spring planting, tending to crops that have already sprouted, feeding and milking their dairy cows or looking after their cattle, chickens and pigs, farmers and ranchers take very seriously their commitment to fill grocery store shelves with safe, affordable food.

With the coronavirus pandemic, we’re facing a crisis the likes of which none of us has experienced before. Times like these remind us all of the importance of ensuring our nation’s food security, and we want to assure Americans that agriculture remains on call 24/7.
—  Zippy Duvall, AFBF President

Featured Content

USDA Expands CFAP to Contract Growers

This new assistance will include expanded eligibility for certain commodities and producers established in the recently passed relief package. Farmers will have from January 19 through February 26 to submit new applications or modify existing applications if they have participated in the program already.

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COVID-19 Continues to Drive the Evolution of the Retail Food Landscape

 The retail food landscape has changed dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to evolve, according to a trio of industry experts.

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Health & Safety Resources

Below are resources and communications tools to help farmers and their employees continue to work safely and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in rural communities. Please contact your local Farm Bureau for up-to-date guidance and state-specific resources.