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COVID-19 Agriculture Resources

Resources and Recommendations for Our Agricultural Community

Employment and Agriculture Workforce Questions

Primary recommendations for farmers and their labor forces:

  • Increase cleaning of common areas.
  • Increase social distancing through alternative scheduling or modified tasks to keep employees 6 ft from one another.
  • Communicate and encourage employees to be transparent about their own health and to stay home if feeling ill.
  • Limit or decrease significantly on farm meetings of 5 or more individuals as well as meetings outside consultants unless absolutely essential.

The following links provide recommended resources and best practices for the farming community.

Contact

Michael Nuckols
Local Foods & Horticulture Program Manager
msn62@cornell.edu
315-788-8450 ext. 227

Last updated February 23, 2021