COVID-19 Coverage: Government Says Ag is Critical

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued guidance outlining "critical" industries in the COVID-19 pandemic response. Agriculture was included in the list, recognizing the need for the industry to be exempt from some restrictions designed to minimize spread of the virus.

Meanwhile, farm groups continue to press the White House and Congress for assistance on ag labor.

Track all of the COVID-19 related news throughout the day below:

 

USDA Secretary Passionate About Heroes in Food Supply Chain

Ethanol Plants Are on the Verge of Shuttering Production; Here’s Why

FDA answers food safety questions regarding COVID-19

Homeland Security Recognizes Agriculture as Critical Industry

H-2A employers find complications with COVID-19 outbreak

NCBA Sends Letter to Capitol Hill Urging Relief for Cattle Producers

Sen. Rounds Announces Plan to Help Producers with Cattle Market Crisis

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