Stories From May 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?
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.
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.
You Decide: Can We Have Both Health and Wealth?
What considerations are there when it comes to the response to the current crisis?
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.
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?
Alumni Spotlight: Shuyang Wang
Shuyang's advice for PhD candidates: "Enjoy every moment of your PhD life. It might not be easy but it will be worth it."
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.
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.
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.