Additional COVID-19 legislation expected in late May

May 7, 2020

The next COVID-19 supplemental is expected to be released by the House as early as this week. Speaker Pelosi indicated that she would like the House to vote on the bill by May 15, but the …

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COVID-19 will change consumers’ purchasing habits

May 7, 2020

A recent survey of 1,800 U.S. consumers by Inspire PR Group, in partnership with Illuminology, gathered information on Americans’ food purchasing habits before, during and after COVID-19 restrictions. The Eating 2020: How COVID-19 Will Change …

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CARES Act

April 9, 2020

President Trump recently signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The $2 trillion coronavirus relief package provides financial support for the nation’s families and working people, stabilizes the economy, provides …

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

March 26, 2020

After several long days of negotiating, the Senate late last night reached final agreement on COVID Phase III stimulus legislation expected to be in the range of approximately $2 trillion over 10 years.  Further modifications …

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USDA Announces MFP Payments

February 6, 2020

This week, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the third and final portion of the second round of payments from the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). These are the final 25% of payments due under MFP. This …

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