Agribusiness General Information  |  Business Services  |   COVID-19 Information 

RESOURCES:

Any agriculture-specific COVID-19 questions should be directed to AGR.COVID19@ct.gov.

Below we have archived information from various sources related to COVID-19 for your reference. 

AGRIBUSINESS GENERAL INFORMATION

COVID-19 Vaccination & the Food and Agriculture Sector from the FDA

Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Farmers/Ranchers  (Webinar recording)

What Ag Producers Need to Know About COVID-19 (recorded 3/23/2020)  Agrisafe Network

USDA FSA and NRCS Service Center Information

Direct to Consumer Sales Software Platforms from the National Young Farmers Coalition

BUSINESS SERVICES

EIDL from the SBA  

CARES Act

SBA CT Office 

Extension to Connecticut Filing Deadline for Certain Annual State Business Tax Returns

SBA Disaster Relief Loan Fact Sheets in English and Spanish (for aquaculture, nursery, agricultural cooperatives, and producer cooperatives)

 

COVID-19 RESOURCES:

USDA's COVID-19 website

FDA’s COVID-19 website

DHS’ COVID-19 website

COVID-19 Guidance from the National Milk Producers Federation

COVID Fact Sheet for Dairy Herds (Available in English and Spanish)

AVMA Disaster Preparedness for Livestock & Large Animals 

COVID-19 Consideration for Animal Activities at Fairs, Shows, and Other Events- From the CDC

 

COVID-19 Farmworker Testing FAQ (Updated March 10, 2021) 

 

USDA H2A Labor and COVID-19   

Pets and Other Animals- From the CDC

State Public Health Veterinarians and Animal Health Officials- From the CDC 

COVID-19 Recommendations for Pet Stores, Pet Distributors, and Pet Breeding Facilities- from the CDC