The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a second round of assistance for producers impacted by the pandemic on Friday, with
Just as for apples, the federal government has changed its mind and made blueberries eligible for coronavirus relief funding. Last
Few tree fruit growers able to access benefits as program began.
USDA coronavirus response program offers contracts so distributors can supply nonprofits, benefiting both growers and families in need.
USApple says the USDA used flawed approach that found most apple growers ineligible for support despite price declines and sales slowdowns
Tree fruit industry groups seek clarity on eligibility details for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.
USDA coronavirus response program offers contracts to distributors to supply nonprofits directly, benefiting both growers and families in need.