News & Media

COVID-19 Policy & Issue Updates

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CARES Act & CFAP Updates & Information

CFAP Payments for Cattle

CFAP Payments for Row Crops

CARES Act Benefits for Agriculture

Arkansas Farm Bureau Updates & Commentary

Labor and Immigration Updates  

Recap: ArFB H-2A Call with Congressional Leaders

Arkansas Farm Bureau Institutes Work-From-Home Policy

Farm Bureau Insurance Announces $500,000 Donation to Six Arkansas Foodbanks

Poultry Industry & Supply Chain Updates - UPDATED 5/21

Small Farm Corps logo imageNEW! Arkansas Farm Corps Program - Launched with Congressman Rick Crawford.

 

American Farm Bureau Information & Statements

The Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture -- American Farm Bureau's homepage for information and updates on the impace of the coronavirus crisis on agriculture. 

What’s in the CARES Act for Food and Agriculture

Coronavirus Aid Package Critical for Farmers

State Department Clears the Way for Agriculture Workforce

State of Arkansas Information & Updates

Arkansas Department of Agriculture COVID-19 Info Homepage

Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 Info Homepage

Arkansas Governor's Office COVID-19 Homepage

COVID-19 Guidance for Farmer's Markets   

Letter Affirming Agriculture Services As Essential  *

U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service COVID-19 & Agriculture Homepage 

U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service COVID-19 & Agriculture en Español 

How the Census will Impact Rural Arkansas - New 5/4

USDA Information & News Releases

NEWS RELEASE: DHS and USDA Move to Protect American Farmers and Ensure Continued Flow of America’s Food Supply - New 4/15

USDA COVID-19 Homepage - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's home for information and announcements related to the coronavirus crisis. 

H-2A Visa Program & COVID-19 Homepage 

USDA Provides Flexibility to Shell Egg Industry

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19

Secretary Perdue Applauds State Department’s H-2 Decision

Other Links and Documents

Interim Guidance for Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 - NEW, 4/14

U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration OFFICE OF FOREIGN LABOR CERTIFICATION COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions 

U.S Department of Labor Employmnent & Training Administration OFFICE OF FOREIGN LABOR CERTIFICATION COVID-19 FAQ Round 3 

Arkansas Ag Industry Letter to Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Essential Industry Status

U.S. Department of State H-2 Visas Announcement

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Memo on Essential Infrastructure

FSA Makes Changes to Farm Loan, Disaster, Conservation and Safety Net Programs to Make it Easier for Customers to Conduct Business

#StillFarming video messages from Arkansas farmers, ranchers and ag industry leaders

#AgisEssential video messages from Arkansas farmers, ranchers and ag industry leaders