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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.


Catherine Moore
Agriculture and Natural Resources Issue Leader
(315) 788-8450 ext. 236

Last updated August 20, 2020