Agribusiness Resources for Novel Coronavirus


  • Update to small business administration (SBA) COVID-19 related loans

    Published on June 2, 2020

    Congress has passed, and the President signed on April 24, 2020, the Paycheck Protection and Health Care Enhancement Act. The law added $310 billion to the Paycheck Protection Program and $10 billion to the Emergency Injury Disaster Loan program.

  • Supply chain disruptions

    Published on May 3, 2020

    When workers essential to the food supply become ill, how does this affect the food supply chain within the meat industry?




By Dr. Adam Kantrovich, Stan Moore, and Aleks Schaefer

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


Cares Act for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Seafood Businesses

Recorded presentation and additional resources from the National Sea Grant Law Center

U.S. Small Business Administration releases interim rule on PPP and individuals with self-employment income

Interim Final Rule - Additional Eligibility Criteria and Requirements for Certain Pledges of Loans

Workplace posters from the U.S. Department of Labor

Workplace Posters for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (available in several languages)

Iowa State University Resources

Paycheck Protection Program Offers Forgivable Loans for Eligible Small Businesses - Kristine A. Tidgren

Clemson Cooperative Extension

Agribusiness Resources for COVID-19

National Council of Agricultural Employers

FAQs for H-2A Employers Regarding COVID-19

Advisory for Ag Worker Protection during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Michigan Farm Bureau Resources

Resources including Farm Employee Transit Letter and Employee Communication Letter Templates

U.S. Small Business Administration

Final Draft Rules for the Payroll Protection Program (SBA) 7(a) created by the CARES Act

Managing Farm Stress - Michigan State University Extension

MSU Extension Farm Stress Program partners to connect farmers with mental health services

MSU Extension Managing Farm Stress resource page