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March 26, 2020


COVID-19 Information and Resources for U.S.A. Agricultural Employers and Employees

 

With the swift and unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the agriculture industry in the United States, it can be difficult to navigate all the information and resources available to help you in this time of crisis. With the rapid increase in business closures and associated job losses, many employers and employees in the ag industry are trying to understand what assistance is available to them and how to access it.

 

Below you will find links to various resources for American employers and employees to help guide you to the appropriate information and supports available. You will also find links to all major agriculture associations and organizations in the U.S., as well as links to state government websites and other useful resources, to help you stay up to date on industry-related COVID-19 news and announcements.

 

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USDA – Food and Nutrition Services

USDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Guidance

Center for Disease Control – Guidance Business Response

COVID-19 U.S. Employment aw Update and Guidance for Employers

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (U.S. Department of Labor)

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

COVID-19: Businesses and Employers

 

COVID-19 Information and Resources for American Employees and Job Seekers

 

Making Working from Home Work for You

Agricultural Employment’s COVID-19 Response

Families First Coronavirus Response Act  (FFCRA) – Information and Updates

U.S. Department of Labor – Coronavirus Resources

Unemployment Benefits Finder

 

Government COVID-19 Information and Resources by U.S. State

 

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Washington D.C.

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

 

COVID-19 State Resources

 

View COVID-19 State and Regional Resources (National Association of Manufacturers (NAM))

 

American Agriculture Associations and Organizations

 

American Farm Bureau Federation

American Poultry Association

Animal Agriculture Alliance

National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America)

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

National Farmers Union

American Farmland Trust 

Farm Aid

 

American Dairy Associations and Organizations

 

American Dairy Association

American Dairy Goat Association

American Dairy Products Institute

American Dairy Science Association

Midwest Dairy Association

National Milk Producers Federation

U.S. Dairy Export Council

 

 

American Poultry and Poultry Products Associations and Organizations

 

National Chicken Council

National Turkey Federation

National Broiler Council

United Egg Producers

American Egg Board

U.S. Poultry & Egg Council

 

American Plant and Plant Products Associations and Organizations

 

Alfalfa Council Organizations

American Crop Protection Association

American Dry Bean Council

Corn Refiners Association

Cotton Foundation

National Association of Wheat Growers

National Corn Growers Association

National Cotton Council of America

Northern Grain Growers Association

National Onion Association

National Potato Council

United Fresh Produce Association

U.S. Apple Association

U.S. Feed Grains Council

U.S. Wheat Associates

U.S. Rice Federation

U.S. Rice Producers Association

Walnut Council

 

American Meat and Meat Products Associations and Organizations

 

U.S. Meat Export Federation

 

American Livestock-Bovine Associations and Organizations

 

American Angus Association

American Brahman Breeders Association

American Guernsey Association

American Hereford Association

American-International Charolais Association

American Jersey Cattle Association

American Simmental Association

British White Cattle Association of America

Brown Swiss Cattle Breeder's Association

Cattlemen's Beef Promotion and Research Board

Holstein Association

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

Red Angus Association of America

Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America

United Braford Breeders

 

American Livestock-Sheep Associations and Organizations

 

American Sheep Industry Association

North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association

 

American Livestock-Goat Associations and Organizations

 

American Dairy Goat Association

American Goat Society

 

American Livestock-Swine Associations and Organizations

 

National Pork Board

 

American Fish and Seafood Associations and Organizations

 

American Fisheries Society

Americas Tilapia Alliance

Catfish Institute

Fishermen’s Marketing Association

National Aquaculture Association

National Fisheries Institute

North American Native Fishes Association

 

American Organics Associations and Organizations

 

The Organic Trade Association

 

American Honey / Syrup Associations and Organizations

 

National Honey Board

 

American Oilseeds, Cereals and Grains Associations and Organizations

 

American Soybean Association

 

American Exporting and Marketing Associations and Organizations

 

Cherry Marketing Institute

Food Marketing Institute

U.S. Meat Export Federation

National Agri-Marketing Association

National Potato Promotion Board

National Watermelon Promotion Board

North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association

Potato Association of America

 

American - Other Associations and Information

 

Almond Hullers and Processors Association

American Cheese Society

American Feed Industry Association

American Herbal Products Association

American Peanut Shellers Association

American Seed Trade Association

American Spice Trade Association

American Sugar Alliance

American Sugarbeet Growers Association

Mushroom Council

Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network

Northern Nut Growers Association, Inc.

Specialty Coffee Association of America

 

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

 

During this stressful time, it’s important to maintain your mental health and wellness. If you feel overwhelmed by the impacts of business closures, job loss, self-isolation or quarantine, reach out right away and speak with a professional who can help.

 

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources

 

Online Webinars and Workshops

 

Online webinars and workshops are a great way to stay engaged and advance your skills. AgCareers.com is pleased to offer several industry-related webinars and workshops.

 

Professional Online Agricultural Webinars and Workshops


AgCareers.com is here to offer support. To assist our employers and job seeker community, we have compiled a list of resources regarding COVID-19 and the agriculture industry. You will also find employment resources to help navigate through these difficult times.
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