Farm Programs During COVID19: Making government programs work for you.

University of Minnesota Extension

The I-29 Moo University webinar series continues with a presentation by Minnesota Extension Ag Business Management Specialist Megan Roberts on Wednesday, November 4. The webinar will be live from 12 noon to 1 pm and there is no registration.

This presentation will dive into what we do and don’t know about how this new crop of government programs as we approach the end of 2020, including PPP forgiveness application changes, tax considerations, and the upcoming December 11 CFAP 2 deadline.

Covid-19 brought farms many challenges, as well as several new governmental programs to decipher–from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 1 & 2) and mandatory Families FIRST Act employee sick leave.

Megan Roberts is a University of Minnesota Extension educator in ag business management. She holds a bachelors and masters from the University of Minnesota and a doctorate from Texas A&M. Megan’s roots in agriculture come from growing up on a dairy farm, and she currently resides on a hog and crop farm in southern MN with her husband and son.

No registration is required. Producers can log on to the presentation at: https://z.umn.edu/I29_government_program_update

For more information contact I-29 Moo University collaborators: Fred Hall, ISU Extension at 712.737.4230:  Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota at 320.203.6093: Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension at 608.882.5140 or Kim Clark, UNL Extension at 402.350.5003.

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