Information Regarding COVID-19

TFBF Response to COVID-19

Resources

Guidance on Paid Leave and Sick Leave

The IRS and DOL have released details about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). These details explain employer requirements to provide leave and...

Useful Resources for Farms During COVID-19

American Farm Bureau has developed this webpage about COVID-19’s impact to agriculture and useful resources for farms. Below are resources and communications tools to...

Homeland Security Guidance on Critical Infrastructure

On March 28, 2020, the US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued additional guidance about how to identify essential...

Guidance for Livestock Sales from TN Department of Agriculture

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has released guidance to livestock markets and farm production sales based upon CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of...

Farm Worker and Food Safety

Safety remains a top priority across the food chain, with everyone—from the farm to the grocery store—doing their part to take great care and...

H2A Update

The State Department revised its restrictions on the processing of visa applications submitted by farm workers in Mexico after hearing concerns that the restrictions...

CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses, including farms, keep workers employed amid the pandemic...

What is in CARES Act for Agriculture?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has roiled the U.S. economy, Congress passed the  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)...

Information Regarding Tennessee’s “Stay at Home” Order

On April 2, Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order 23 which requires all Tennesseans to "stay at home" except for anyone engaging in essential...

2020 Census

It's that time - time to fill out the 2020 Census, and with everything going on in the world, it's most likely not on...