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COVID-19 Resources for Agriculture and Horticulture

New York Extension Disaster Education Network
This Cornell Cooperative Extension network offers a collection of links and updates about COVID-19, including health information, agriculture resources, and more.

Cornell Small Farms, Building Farm Resilience During COVID-19
Various resources and training opportunities, with a focus on COVID-19

Cornell Small Farms, Building Resilience with Labor and Workforce Planning
A curated list of resources on labor and workforce issues for farmers and employees to navigate COVID-19.

Cornell Small Farms, Financial Resources, Grants and Others to Build Resilience
Grants, loans, and legal support to help farmer.

Cornell Small Farms, How to Build Market Resilience
News, resources and opportunities to help you access markets and reach customers to ensure local food security.

Institute for Food Safety at Cornell, Food Industry Resources for COVID-19
The Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University provides information for food production and processing.

NY FarmNet
NY FarmNet offers financial and mental health resources and support for farmers.

Cornell Ag Workforce Development
Advice and updates on all agricultural labor topics, including issues related to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Resource Page from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
A COVID-19 resource page from New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets includes updates and guidance as it relates to agriculture in New York State.

NY Farm Bureau Daily COVID-19 Updates
News and updates related to COVID-19 for agricultural producers in NYS.

Farm Credit East COVID-19 Resource Hub
Information on Paycheck Protection Program, CARES Act, Webinars and Reports on COVID-19, and other resources.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Page
How to protect yourself & others, symptoms, CDC Factsheets (in multiple languages) , and more.

NYS Information on Novel Coronavirus Page
COVID-19 updates, guidance on essential services, guidance on cleaning & disinfecting, and other information about COVID-19 in NYS.

USDA Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Page
FAQs and USDA actions to respond to COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
Resources from the Small Business Administration.

Cornell Farmworker Program
Informational videos in various languages about COVID-19. (Spanish language site: https://www.trabajadores.cornell.edu/)

Other useful links:

Interim Guidance for the Operation of Farmers’ Markets
New York State Agriculture and Market guidance provided for farmers' market operators and vendors in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Best Management Practices for U-Pick Farms During the COVID-19 Pandemic Providing recommendations for best management practices and communication strategies for U-Pick operations for the 2020 season.

How to Build a Field Handwash Station in 10 Easy Steps for Under $20

Farmer's Guide to Direct Sales Software Platforms
Created by the National Young Farmers Coalition, this guide compares farm-specific software platforms that support direct-to-consumer sales, and highlights related educational resources.


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