In Osage County, amongst the seemingly endless acres of bluestem grass pastures dotted with cattle, you’ll find the Trentman Ranch. Kent Trentman and his wife, Sally, purchased the ranch in 1992 and have been Oklahoma ranchers ever since.
The State of Oklahoma through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce has announced an Oklahoma Business Relief Program designed to help small businesses in Oklahoma recover from the impacts of COVID-19. We confirmed today that agriculture is included in this program.
The USDA has provided an Excel worksheet to simplify the calculation for CFAP payments. We recommend you use this worksheet, save and/or print if possible, and turn this into your local FSA office.
USDA will begin accepting CFAP applications May 26, 2020. To apply for CFAP payments, producers must submit a completed CFAP application either in person, by mail, e-mail, or facsimile to an FSA county office.
Today the USDA Ag Marketing Service and the Farm Service Agency hosted a webinar at noon Central time. The webinar was an opportunity for producers to learn about the general application process prior to the official signup period.
The Small Business Administration received additional funding for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) with the signing of the bill today.
Yesterday, Gov. Kevin Stitt unveiled the state’s reopening plan at a press conference. Click here for an update on the phases, as well as updated numbers on the state’s cases.
Gov. Kevin Stitt held a press conference today to update Oklahomans on the state’s response to COVID-19. Click here for several key takeaways.
News is developing that certain states are planning to re-open parts of the economy. As certain parts of our economy begin a slow re-opening, other parts will take more time.
The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue announced yesterday the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. This new USDA program will take several actions to assist farmers, ranchers and consumers in response to COVID-19.