NEFB Asks Ag Secretary to Help Relieve COVID-19 Pressures

Nebraska Farm Bureau has asked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to address four key areas to help deliver relief to Nebraska farms and ranches feeling pressure from the COVID-19 outbreak. Included in the requests were for USDA to quickly roll out the aid programs established under the CARES Act, ensure USDA is working with the Department of Justice and others to ensure all laws are being followed to prevent market manipulation, keep food processing and meat packing facilities operating, and being flexible with restructuring and repayment for those utilizing USDA loan programs.

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