Stories From 2020

May 29, 2020

Economic Perspective: The Impact of Fear on the Recovery

As states start to open businesses back up, what other lingering impacts could there be?

May 29, 2020

Camp Resources XXVII Rescheduled to 2021

The conference will now be held August 9-10, 2021, at the Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville in Asheville, NC.

May 28, 2020

More Clarity on CFAP Direct Payments for Dairy Farmers

Signup period begAN May 26, 2020 and runs through August 28, 2020. Call your local FSA office and schedule a phone appointment to sign up for CFAP sooner rather than later.

May 28, 2020

You Decide: Can We Have Both Health and Wealth?

What considerations are there when it comes to the response to the current crisis?

May 28, 2020

How That Pig Got to the Market — and the Roadblocks Caused by COVID-19

The pork you had for dinner last night? Farmers began working on it a year ago. But much has changed since then. The Farms, Food and You podcast explores how slowdowns at processing plants affect farmers and consumers for months to come.

May 21, 2020

Economic Perspective: Printing Money

Printing money can be used during times of economic crisis to mitigate some of the effects of the crisis. What factors need to be looked out for in these circumstances?

May 15, 2020

FSA Guidance for Direct & Guaranteed Loans for Hemp Growers

Learn more about the recently issued guidance from the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) for servicing Direct and Guaranteed loans for hemp growers.

May 8, 2020

Will Trump’s Name on Stimulus Checks Help Win Him Votes in November?

Raymond Guiteras has studied name-stamping policies in Bangladesh and found that citizens view politicians more favorably when aid is associated with a specific person.

May 8, 2020

What to Do With EIDL and PPP Funds

For farmers who have received PPP and EIDL funds through the CARES Act, knowing how to use them in tandem is important.

May 4, 2020

SBA Accepting Applications for New Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

SBA will begin accepting new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance applications on a limited basis only to provide relief to U.S. agricultural businesses.