COVID-19 Agriculture Information

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NEW COUNTY PROGRAMS TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESSES_

For more information on Cecil Catalyst funding program click here

ESSENTIAL FARM WORKER & CONTRACTOR PERMITS:
Essential Farm Worker Permit
Essential Farm Contractor Permit

MARBIDCO Pandemic Adjustment Loan Fund Program Now Open:
MARBIDCO Pandemic Adjustment Loan Program Press Release
Apply here!

Worried about paying your workers?
Consider the Paycheck Protection Program. Click here for more information.
COVID-19 Small Business Survival Guide

 

 

cecilgrown.com


 

 Maryland Pick-Your-Own Operations COVID-19 Resource


 

Cecil County Agriculture Directory (1)
Click the above link to find local producers.


 

CecilGrown Farm Finder
Click the above link to find local markets.

 


Cecil County Wineries (1)


 

MD farm BureaCoronavirus Update Center for Maryland Agriculture
Maryland Farm Bureau has launched a COVID-19 update center to provide timely updates with information affecting Maryland food and farming. The page will be updated as new information is made available. More here.

 

Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture
A new page dedicated to providing information on how coronavirus is impacting agriculture is now active on American Farm Bureau’s website. More here.

 

COVID-19: Update to Food Supply Chain
As the State of Maryland continues its unprecedented response to COVID-19, the Maryland Department of Agriculture is emphasizing the need for businesses involved in the state’s food supply chain to continue production. More here.

 

Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response
If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule. More here.

 

Farmers Markets Should Continue Operations During State of Emergency
The Maryland Department of Agriculture considers farmers markets an essential business and an important source of food for many Marylanders. More here.

 

 

Mid-Atlantic Find-A-Farmer or Market Map https://www.futureharvestcasa.org/resources/find-farmer-or-market-map

Form to list your operation on the map https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEXHdNU0WfQhjmCfBgVE9iIPqd37IEP8Cr1nsIAh5MM1mXcA/viewform

Food Safety - NC State webpage: https://foodsafety.ces.ncsu.edu/covid-19-resources/

https://www.farmers.gov/coronavirus

 

RESOURCES FOR DAIRY FARMERS

The CDC provides clear guidance about preventing infection in both English and Spanish. It also provides a number of printable factsheets and posters in English and Spanish suitable for use in the workplace.

Below are resources that dairy farmers are encouraged to review and use as appropriate: