Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

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Congress Votes to Extend Paycheck Protection Program into August

July 2, 2020 | Newsline

Both chambers of Congress have voted to extend the application period for the federal Paycheck Protection Program.
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U.S. Agriculture Ready for USMCA

June 30, 2020 | Newsline

It’s been a long road to get here, but the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement takes effect on July 1st. Chad Smith has more.
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Farm Groups Support Growing Climate Solutions Act

June 25, 2020 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation and many other agriculture groups are supporting new legislation for carbon markets. Micheal Clements has more.
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AFBF Welcomes Navigable Waters Protection Rule

June 23, 2020 | Newsline

The Trump administration’s Navigable Waters Protection rule went into effect this week, a welcomed move by farmers and ranchers. Micheal Clements has more.
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Americans Support COVID-19 Aid to Farmers

June 18, 2020 | Newsline

Trust in America’s farmers and ranchers remains high amid the devastating blow delivered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farm Bureau Seeks Additional COVID-19 Assistance for Farmers

June 16, 2020 | Newsline

The American Farm Bureau Federation is calling on lawmakers to provide additional resources for farmers impacted by the COVID-19 food system shockwave. Micheal Clements has more.
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Farmers Feeding Utah is Making a Big Difference

June 11, 2020 | Newsline

The Utah Farm Bureau’s new initiative Farmers Feeding Utah is off to a great start. Chad Smith has more.
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EPA Issues Guidance on Dicamba Use

June 9, 2020 | Newsline

The Environmental Protection Agency late Monday issued guidance for the use of three dicamba herbicides. Micheal Clements has more.
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Legislative Fix Brings Flexibility to PPP

June 4, 2020 | Newsline

Congress recently passed a bill adding flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program. Micheal Clements has more.
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Decision Shows NRCS Didn’t Obey Rules

June 2, 2020 | Newsline

A recent decision shows the NRCS didn’t follow agency rules when evaluating a farmer’s land, continuing a case started nearly 10 years ago. Chad Smith has more.
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