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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Resources

Farm Labor Information

June 3, 2020 - COVID-19 Information For Businesses

May 29, 2020 - Farm Labor Housing Guidance Memoradum

May 29, 2020 - Guidance on Living Arrangement Separations for Farmworkers

May 20, 2020 - Press Release On Guidance For Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Document

May 20, 2020 - Guidance For Migrant And Seasonal Farmworkers, And Their Employers And Housing Providers

April 16, 2020 - USDA temporarily amends certain H-2A requirements during COVID-19

March 23, 2020 - If you are an employer in agriculture, you should submit information about openings with urgent hiring needs related to COVID-19 at jobs.covid19.nj.gov/intake. If you have additional questions about this opportunity, please contact Joe Atchison, NJDA Director of Marketing & Development at joe.atchison@ag.nj.gov

March 20, 2020 - Information from the USDA on the H2-A Program as it relates to COVID-19

Marketing and Development

July 15, 2020 - USDA adds to list of eligible commodities for Coroanvirus Food Assistance Program

July 1, 2020 - USDA adds online portal for Coronavirus Food Assitancce Program applications

May 20, 2020 - USDA to Provide $1 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Rural Businesses and Ag Producers

May 19, 2020 - USDA To Begin Taking Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Applications May 26

May 15, 2020 - Rutgers Issues Pick-Your-Own Guidelines for Farm Operations

May 12, 2020 - USDA to host Webinar for Producers to Apply for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

May 5, 2020 -  Rutgers Guidelines for Social Distancing and Food Handling at Local Farm Markets (Updated)

May 4, 2020 - USDA Announces Additional Food Purchase Plans

May 4, 2020 - Flowers Make Mother's Day More Meaingful

April 30, 2020 - Home Gardening Guide

April 27, 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions for USDA Farmers to Families Program

April 26, 2020 - Paycheck Protection Program Loans Resume April 27

April 13, 2020 - COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

April 9, 2020 - Secretary Fisher letter to New Jersey produce buyers

March 31, 2020 - USDA Temporarily Extends Expiration Dates for Some Good Agricultural Practices, Domestic Origin Verification, Plant Systems Audit Program Certification

March 26, 2020 - Guidance for Nurseries and Garden Centers

March 26, 2020 - Guidance for Community Farmers Markets

March 26, 2020 - Letter of Support from Rutgers Cooperative Extension

March 23, 2020 - COVID-19 Information for Growers, Food Workers and the Agriculture Industry

March 23, 2020 - Letter for Employee Travel Related to Critical Infrastructure

 

Agricultural and Natural Resources

April 30, 2020 - 72 Free Gardening Lessons for Teachers

April 6, 2020 - Guidance for NJ Certified Shellfish Dealers Requesting to Conduct
Temporary Retail Shellfish Operations

April 2, 2020 - Seafood Safety Information

March 26, 2020 - New Jersey Envirothon Information

March 26, 2020 - Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Program operations are continuing. Inquiries should be directed to local Soil Conservation Districts.

 



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