Last Revised: 6/4/2020
U.S. and state government leaders are working with public health officials to respond to a global outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by a new coronavirus.
The following resources have been vetted by the National Pork Board and made available to connect our industry with the best information on the current situation, emergency planning tools, recommended control measures, and talking points.
Important News: USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Direct Aid Information
Farm Emergency Planning Resources
Pork producers have different needs for managing herds at this time. The National Pork Board has compiled a set of resources to help manage the impacts of COVID-19. These resources include information in English and Spanish on farm crisis operation planning, animal welfare, and emergency depopulation.
Resources for Producers
EPA Disinfectant List for COVID-19
FAQs About COVID-19 for Pig Farmers
Farm Crisis Operations Planning Tool
Farm S.M.A.R.T Tips
Keeping People & Pigs Healthy (Spanish)
Public Health Talking Points for Producers
Guidance for Packers and Processors
The National Pork Board has compiled a set of resources for packers and processors related to the current situation.
State & Federal Agency Resources
NRCS & FSA Office Link
CDC Current Situation
CDC Guidance: Exposed Critical Workers
CDC Recommendations for Workplaces
Find Your State Department of Public Health
H-2A Visa Program
SBA Guidance & Loan Resources
USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
USDA FAQs for COVID-19