Coronavirus Updates

Lori Culler, AgHires Founder & Owner, has released a new press about how to fight Covid-19 pandemia and how to manage Farms Business in this critical period. Here is the full-text. Planting season for many is right around the corner, if it hasn't already started. Meanwhile, the country is dealing with unprecedented times where schools, restaurants and businesses are closed...
California Cotton Ginners & Growers Association joined several other agricultural organizations in expressing opposition to a potential Governor's Executive Order to address COVID-19 under workers compensation that could place a massive economic burden on California businesses even in cases where it had nothing to do with work.  We are hearing that Governor Newsom is considering the following: 1) Creating a conclusive...
The company has created a special discussion series available online beginning April 13, Forging the Future of the Farm & Food Chain. This free, on-demand series features experts from around the world as they share their insights into how the global pandemic is affecting the agriculture industry’s present and future. “We created this series as an expression of our support...
In light of the evolving condition of COVID-19 around the world, Vermeer has been closely monitoring the situation and its potential impact on Vermeer team members, customers, and dealers. Throughout this event, Vermeer has kept one goal in mind: Keep team members healthy and well while maintaining productivity to meet the customers’ needs. Leaning on information from the United States...
World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit will no longer go ahead on March 17-18 in San Francisco as scheduled. With the current levels of concern and uncertainty over the Coronavirus COVID-19, and the increasing number of companies and individuals choosing to limit travel at this time, it has become clear over the past few days that World Agri-Tech will not be able...
The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation committed to ending hunger through sustainable agricultural development, announced the launch of its COVID-19 Aid Program with a $100,000 grant to the World Food Program USA (WFP USA) in support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) COVID-19 emergency response. The AAF COVID-19 Aid Program’s inaugural grant to WFP USA will...
The Corona pandemic has turned the world upside down. Business trips have become the absolute exception, while working from home and digital meetings are suddenly the rule. At Rolls-Royce too, a lot is being done differently, with the help of creative input, digital tools, and of course, dedicated teams. Staff are commissioning drive and propulsion systems remotely, conducting engine...
A national coalition of 64 organizations representing specialty crop producers sent a letter to congressional leadership earlier this week highlighting the extraordinary measures agricultural employers are taking to protect their workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Farmers and ranchers across the country moved quickly to implement new employee safety protocols early in this crisis,” said National Council of Agricultural Employers President and...
Richard Restuccia, water manager of Jain, write a new blog post about the water crisis. Here is the full-text Mark Cuban has some good advice for all the business people dealing with the coronavirus pandemic: “Make use of whatever down-time you might have to brush up on the skills that might impress your future employer. Every interviewer from now on is...
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Goldman Sachs and the LiftFund, along with other community development financial institutions (CDFIs), are partnering to provide $50 million in loans to small businesses in Texas that have been affected by COVID-19. These loans, made through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), will primarily be used for payroll so that...