The Federal Reserve announced a series of upcoming webinars and drop-in sessions for potential Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) borrowers. The sessions will be on May 29 and June 3. 

This webinar is an opportunity for potential borrowers to learn more about the program and ask questions to senior officials from the Federal Reserve. To allow as many potential borrowers to participate as possible, each business is asked to register no more than two representatives for the live session. A recording of the session will be available shortly after the call.

Cory Lunde

FDA and USDA have released a guidance document offering recommendations for addressing shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), cloth face coverings, disinfectants, and sanitation supplies in the food and agriculture industry.

Click here to access the full PPE guidance document.

According to the guidance document, Sector entities can apply the following considerations when attempting to source supplies:

USDA is accepting applications now through August 28, 2020.

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) provides financial assistance to producers of agricultural commodities who have suffered a five-percent-or-greater price decline or who had losses due to market supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and face additional significant market costs.

Visit USDA’s Farmers.gov to view the list of eligible commodities.

How to Apply

Cory Lunde

Pages

Join Western Growers

Western Growers members care deeply for the food they grow, the land they sustain, the people they employ, and the community in which they live.