GARDEN CITY - Kansas is responsible for roughly 11 percent of the nation’s beef processing. Nation-wide, the beef industry has already experienced a 15-percent decrease in its processing capacity due to the impacts of COVID-19. Knowing the devastating impacts a further decrease in beef processing would have on consumers and livestock owners, U.S.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, alongside President Donald Trump, Friday announced several actions to assist producers recovering from the effects of COVID-19.
Secretary Perdue announced $19 billion from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) will be dispersed to support our farmers, ranchers, industry workers, and consumers.
SALINA – Today, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., received an update from U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin on the implementation of the CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Secretary Mnuchin indicated that more than $243 billion in loans have already been processed through 4,600 lenders participating, providing vital funds for more than 1 million small businesses.
In March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to deliver much-needed assistance to small businesses and individuals dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
WASHINGTON - On April 1, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. joined with colleagues from the House and Senate to encourage U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to provide immediate assistance to cattle owners by using the resources provided to the USDA through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stabilization (CARES) Act. Today, Rep.