Additional Commodities Eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made other adjustments to the program based on comments received from agricultural producers and organizations and review of market data. Producers ...
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Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program Accepting Applications Through 9/15/20

The Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) is accepting online applications for The Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program (FSIG) on a rolling basis now through September 15th The goal of the Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program is to ensure that individuals and families throughout the Commonwealth have access to food, with a special focus on food that is produ...
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June/July News & Views Now Online!

The combined June/July issue of MFBF's award winning newsletter is now available.  Click here to read the latest issue...
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UMass Soil and Plant Nutrient Testing Lab Update

The UMass Soil and Plant Nutrient Testing Lab is pleased to announce that it will be accepting new orders for ROUTINE SOIL ANALYSIS and PARTICLE SIZE ANALYSIS orders ONLY beginning Monday, 7/13/20. Please do not send orders for other types of analyses at this time. Orders should be sent via USPS, UPS, FedEx or other private carrier. The lab office will remain closed to the general public until ...
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