Feb 19 2020Beef/Cattle: The second-half 2020 forecasts for beef production were increased on a faster-than-anticipated slaughter pace The increase in slaughter raised the annual beef production forecast to 27 0 billion pounds The 2021 production forecast was lowered to 27 6 billion pounds on fewer expected placements in first-half 2021 which will reduce fed cattle slaughter in the second half of the Jul 28 2020Their proposal also calls on the Senate to immediately take up legislation to cover the cost of COVID-19 treatment for all including the country's uninsured In a letter sent to U S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue the senators urged USDA to ensure that a portion of the $9 5 billion they secured in the

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NATIONAL LEGISLATION COVID-19 Relief Package #4 Name: Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act Latest Action: Passed by House of Representatives on May 15 2020 Summary: This proposed $3 trillion relief package would provide another round of stimulus checks to millions of eligible Americans extend expanded unemployment benefits provide rental and mortgage

Mar 26 2020In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has roiled the U S economy the Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act In addition to direct payments to individuals of up to $1 200 extended unemployment benefits and federal loan guarantees the $2 trillion CARES Act provides a number of food- and agriculture-related benefits including funding to ensure

Aug 31 2020ERS develops and monitors indicators of individual and market-level food consumption prices expenditures food marketing costs and farm-to-retail price spreads ERS has acquired commercial scanner data from market research firm IRI for use in food economics research

Aug 11 2020It took the United States just 17 days to move from four million to five million coronavirus cases -- even as the country is finally starting to bend its curve downward Here is the state of play of America's Covid-19 epidemic and what may happen in the coming months

Mar 16 20201 Markets and farm prices As we see growing levels of concern recommendations for social distancing reduced travel avoiding crowds closures and other protective practices to slow the spread of COVID-19 consumers will be making tough choices about food eating away from home and overall spending Dairy is prominently featured in out-of

Five Million Cases: What Next for America's Covid

Aug 11 2020It took the United States just 17 days to move from four million to five million coronavirus cases -- even as the country is finally starting to bend its curve downward Here is the state of play of America's Covid-19 epidemic and what may happen in the coming months

The California Department of Industrial Relations established in 1927 protects and improves the health safety and economic well-being of over 18 million wage earners and helps their employers comply with state labor laws DIR is housed within the Labor Workforce Development Agency For general inquiries contact DIR's Communications Call Center at 844-LABOR-DIR (844-522-6734) for help in

Mar 19 2020Based on recent estimates the cost of a COVID-19 recession could exceed a trillion dollars in the U S under the most severe scenarios considered The magnitude will depend on how long COVID-19 social distancing measures will be in place the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak and other general economic factors

Mar 16 20201 Markets and farm prices As we see growing levels of concern recommendations for social distancing reduced travel avoiding crowds closures and other protective practices to slow the spread of COVID-19 consumers will be making tough choices about food eating away from home and overall spending Dairy is prominently featured in out-of

and Related Agencies [$34 9 billion] U S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)/OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY – $9 5 billion The bill provides $9 5 billion in emergency COVID-19 response funding to support agricultural producers impacted by COVID-19 including producers of specialty crops producers that supply local food systems and livestock producers

USAID's priorities in its response to the COVID-19 outbreak are to protect the safety and health of its global workforce ensure that USAID can continue its life-saving mission across the world and support partner countries in their response to COVID-19 The following guidance is a general reference for USAID's implementing partners

Jul 31 2020Other major tech companies Amazon Inc and Facebook Inc also posted results that topped Wall Street targets sending their shares up With 60% of sales coming from international markets the Cupertino California-based company posted iPhone revenues of $26 42 billion $4 billion above analyst expectations according to IBES data from Refinitiv In an interview with Reuters CEO

By investing in better water management governments could cost-effectively boost resilience to disease outbreaks by expanding water access As places throughout the world come together to fight COVID-19 and rebuild let's remember water is a vital tool to strengthen communities and build resilience in

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By investing in better water management governments could cost-effectively boost resilience to disease outbreaks by expanding water access As places throughout the world come together to fight COVID-19 and rebuild let's remember water is a vital tool to strengthen communities and build resilience in

By investing in better water management governments could cost-effectively boost resilience to disease outbreaks by expanding water access As places throughout the world come together to fight COVID-19 and rebuild let's remember water is a vital tool to strengthen communities and build resilience in

and Related Agencies [$34 9 billion] U S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)/OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY – $9 5 billion The bill provides $9 5 billion in emergency COVID-19 response funding to support agricultural producers impacted by COVID-19 including producers of specialty crops producers that supply local food systems and livestock producers

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By the end of the year as many as 12 000 people could die a day from hunger linked to COVID-19 potentially more than those perishing from the virus itself charity Oxfam International estimates That's calculated based on a more than 80% jump for those facing crisis-level hunger

Apr 16 2020As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread in the U S its impacts have reached every aspect of our lives and shook all sectors of the economy Amid this crisis there have been widespread worries that the disease could threaten the nation's food production and supply systems and stoke inflation Many began to wonder whether the food they need will continue to be available and

Aug 05 2020The California all-milk price in June did come in at the $18 10 national average But Wisconsin was 20₵/cwt below and Michigan's June all-milk price was just $16 90 In any event the June jump in milk/feed margin was the largest in history Feed costs have also steadily declined since spring

Hana the agent's flexible workspace arm made a $9 2m loss for the quarter during which its five locations across the US and UK had to close during lockdown The agent's adjusted EBITDA almost halved to $267m from $468m which included $25m of Covid-19-related costs and a $16m donation to the company's Covid-19 Relief Fund

Apr 16 2020As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread in the U S its impacts have reached every aspect of our lives and shook all sectors of the economy Amid this crisis there have been widespread worries that the disease could threaten the nation's food production and supply systems and stoke inflation Many began to wonder whether the food they need will continue to be available and