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COVID-19 Information and Resources for U.S.A. Agricultural Employers and Employees
October 15, 2020

Updated: September 29, 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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Government COVID-19 Information and Resources by U.S. State






























New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota





Rhode Island

South Carolina

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Washington D.C.

West Virginia




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. is pleased to offer several industry-related webinars and workshops.


Professional Online Agricultural Webinars and Workshops

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