Wisconsin Farm Bureau has been gathering COVID-19 resources for farmers and ag professionals that are available on the federal, state and local levels. This list is not all inclusive, but should serve as a general resource for those in agriculture who need more information.
Wisconsin farmers and agriculturists are facing unprecedented challenges related to COVID-19. Mental health is something that should not be taken lightly. Remember to check in on yourself, your family members, friends and neighbors. WFBF has developed a rural resilience page with information about managing stress on the farm and free mental health resources available for farmers.
- American Farm Bureau COVID-19 resource page.
- Coronavirus Food Assistance Program web page.
- CDC and U.S. Department of Labor interim guidance for agricultural workers and employers
- USDA continues to provide updates on how COVID-19 is impacting services through the agency.
- USDA Service Centers in Wisconsin will continue to be open for business by phone appointment only and field work will continue with appropriate social distancing. Farmers can find service center phone numbers at farmers.gov/service-center-locator.
- The Center for Dairy Excellence has resources for farmers, a list of canceled or modified events and more.
- USDA’s COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide.
- Farmers’ Legal Action Group COVID-19 Relief Guide
- Talking points from WFBF on COVID-19.
- DATCP has provided resources for the general public and a farmer toolkit.
- WEDC guidance on preparing the workplace for COVID-19.
- DATCP also issued the interim process for issuing temporary milk producer licenses and Grade A permits.
- Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin COVID-19 resource page.
- Wisconsin DOT emergency permits update.
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The Wisconsin Ag Connection is maintaining a list of agriculture events that have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.