Friday, March 27, 2020 4:00PM CDT
The House passed the CARES Act by unanimous consent Friday, and President Donald Trump signed the bill into law Friday afternoon. The legislation has nearly $2.2 trillion in aid, including $14 billion that would boost USDA's Commodity Credit Corp., and provide a specific aid set aside for livestock producers, dairy farmers and farmers who sell directly at farmers markets or sell to other businesses affected by the shutdown.
Monday, March 30, 2020 2:54PM CDT
Farmers are showing general concern about how the coronavirus pandemic will influence the coming crop year, their businesses in general and even their family's health, according to an online poll conducted by DTN and Farm Market iD.