Here are some Texas A&M AgriLife Extension online trainings you, an employee or someone you know may need:
The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a $2.2 trillion legislative package known as the CARES Act, designed to protect public health and help individuals, businesses, health care, agriculture and others amidst the COVID-19 epidemic. President Trump has indicated he will immediately sign the bill into law.
USDA Farm Service Agency county offices are open by phone appointment only until further notice, and FSA staff are available to continue helping agricultural producers with program signups, loan servicing and other important actions. Additionally, FSA is relaxing the loan-making process and adding flexibilities for servicing direct and guaranteed loans to provide credit to producers in need.
It’s now been well over a week since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported on the Texas High Plains, and every day, news of additional confirmed cases and deaths across the region, state and nation further remind us of the gravity of the situation and the need to control the spread.
GARY MADDOX Sheriff