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COVID-19 Information for Farmers

With the recent determination of COVID-19 as a pandemic we thought it might be useful to pull together information relevant for farmers and farming operations. The situation is extremely fluid and changes occur almost daily, we will work to update this website as frequently as possible.

General COVID-19 Information

USDA COVID-19 Information

USDA_COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

FDA COVID-19 Information

WSDA COVID-19 Information

NOTE: WSDA has several great publications specifically on COVID-19:

    • COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease) and Animals  – Publication 824 [PDF]
    • COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease) Prevention Practices for Food Pantries – Publication 825 [PDF]
    • COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease) and Animal Food/Feed Best Practices – Publication 826

Whatcom County COVID-19 Information

ATTRA COVID-19 Information

Farmworker Health and Safety

Webinar Recording: Safe Operating Guidelines for Small Farm Businesses During COVID-19

National Center for Farmworker Health COVID-19 Resources

OSHA COVID-19 Information

Whatcom County Health Department Guidance for Farmworkers

Farmworker Guidance English

Farmworker Guidance Spanish

Rutgers COVID-19 Information for Growers, Food Workers & the Agriculture Industry

NEW: WSU COVID-19 Resources

March 19th COVID-19 Produce Industry Update [PDF]

Recursos COVID-19 en Espanol [PDF]

Food Production and COVID-19

COVID-19 Working with Livestock – Publication 402-842 [PDF]

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease) and Food Production in Washington State – Publication 827 [PDF]

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease) – Produce Safety Program Information – Publication 828 [PDF]

CDC Video: What You Need to Know About Handwashing

CDC Video: Acabe con los microbios. ¡Lávese las manos!

EPA List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19 Washington Produce Industry Update

Recursos COVID-19 en espanol

WEBINAR: Farm and Community Food Program response to COVID-19 – keeping our farmers, customers and communities healthy

Business Operations and COVID-19

USDA Emergency Farm Loans

US Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance

Paycheck Protection Program

Small Business Development Centers

WSDA Resources for Small and Direct Marketing Farms In Response to COVID-19

Cornell Cooperative Extension Article “Food, Farming, and COVID-19”

American Farmland Trust Farmer Relief Fund

Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund

WEBINAR: Farm resilience and COVID-19 in Washington State