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The purpose of this Web page is to offer up-to-date, reliable, fact-based ag-related information from around the country relevant to the current outbreak of the COVID-19 virus around the globe. The information is categorized first by news articles and followed by specific Ag information resources relative to COVID-19.

---- RL (Bob) Nielsen, Extension Corn Specialist, Agronomy Department, Purdue Univ.
You can contact me at: rnielsen@purdue.edu.

News Articles

The most recent news articles are at the top of list.
As this list grows, older articles will be moved to an archive page.

22 May
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Rules Announced
Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, Carl Zulauf, and Krista Swanson. Univ. of Illinois.
19 May
Would Commodity Title Choices Change Given COVID-19?
Gary Schnitkey, Krista Swanson, Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess (Univ. Illinois) and Carl Zulauf (Ohio State Univ.)
6 May 2020
Corn and Soybeans, COVID-19, and the US Farm Safety Net
Carl Zulauf (Ohio State Univ.), Gary Schnitkey, Nick Paulson, Krista Swanson, Jonathan Coppess (Univ. Illinois)
29 Apr 2020
Coronavirus Impact on Ag Retail to Date
Eric Sfiligoj, CropLife
29 Apr 2020
COVID-19 health screening requirements for essential employees
Melissa Millerick-May, Michigan State Univ. Extension
28 Apr 2020
Economic Assistance for Agriculture during COVID-19
David Marrison, Ben Brown, Barry Ward, Peggy Hall, Dianne Shoemaker (Ohio State Univ. Extension)
28 Apr 2020
Estimates of MYA Prices for 2019 thorough 2021, Pre and Post COVID-19, Corn and Soybeans
Gary Schnitkey, Krista Swanson, Todd Hubbs, Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess (Univ. Illinois) and Carl Zulauf (Ohio State Univ)

Older articles are available at the archive page.


Information Resources

Expert Resources for COVID-19
Purdue Extension
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Coronavirus Resource Center
John Hopkins Univ. of Medicine
including national / global maps and trends.
Office of Indiana State Chemist - Pesticide Section
Effects of COVID-19 outbreak on pesticide regulatory services
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
State of Indiana - IN.gov
COVID-19 Resources
AgSafe Food & Farms
Rural Health & COVID-19
Univ. Nebraska Medical Center
COVID-19 FAQs for U-pick Farms
North Carolina State Univ. Extension
COVID-19 FAQs for Farmers Markets
North Carolina State Univ. Extension
Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response (28 Mar 2020)
Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
U.S. Dept. of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2
EPA Pesticide Registration Web Site
American Seed Trade Association (COVID-19)
News about the impact of COVID-19 on the seed industry, including the shipment of seed from international production areas, immigration & labor, and general transportation regulations.
Coronavirus-related News Affecting Agribusinesses
Agribusiness Council of Indiana
Resources and Information for Virtual Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic
Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST)