Make sure your town’s story is told by responding to the 2020 Census—the count of everyone living in the United States. When you do, you’ll also help your town get the most out of the American dream.
The census is a critical opportunity for Arkansans to step up and be counted to ensure the future growth and prosperity of rural communities. Arkansas currently ranks in the bottom of the best state response rates to date at number 37. For every person who is not counted, it costs your community tens of thousands of dollars.
To ensure continuity of operations of essential functions, CDC advises that critical infrastructure workers may be permitted to continue work following potential exposure to COVID-19, provided they remain asymptomatic and additional precautions are implemented to protect them and the community.
Frequently Asked Questions -- ROUND 3 for April 9, 2020
A letter from Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward to those in agriculture assuring that the industry is essential and operations can continue.
With schools closed and 4-H and other youth activities suspended due to COVID-19, we are encouraging selection of county winners in the Rice is Nice Youth Cooking Contest based solely upon their written entry. The state will provide prizes for the winners as promised, all you need to do is send in the form provided in the official rulebook or email email@example.com. The attached scoresheet is a potential guide for selecting county winners to enter into the state contest, but as always, counties are welcome to use whatever criteria they wish to select winners.
COVID-19 Guidance for Farmers Markets is produced by the Arkansas Department of Heatlh and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture.
U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration OFFICE OF FOREIGN LABOR CERTIFICATION COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
The official Homeland Security memo on essential infrastructure during the COVID-19 crisis, including agriculture.
ArFB Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations Matt King provides a breakdown of what the federal CARES Act legislation provides for agriculture and what it could mean.