COVID-19 Information and Support for Maine Livestock Producers
4/7/20 Last update
If you haven’t already, please take a moment to complete the Covid-19 Maine Farmer Survey.
- Coronavirus Resources (National Milk Producers Federation website)
- Novel Coronavirus Prevention & Control for Farms (Cornell University/Cornell University Agricultural Workforce Development website)
- COVID-19: 5 Things Your Farm Should Do Now (Farm | Journal AG WEB website)
- Five Crisis Planning Tips to Combat COVID-19 (Dairy Herd Management website)
- Resources Available to Address COVID-19 (Dairy Herd Management website)
- Be Prepared: What Should Employers Do About the Coronavirus? (The National Law Review website)
- Stress & Wellness Resources (Center for Dairy Excellence website)
Centers for Disease Control Covid-19 Resources
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), English version
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Spanish version
- Print Resources/Handouts & Posters, in English and Spanish, suitable for use in the workplace
National Milk Producers Federation Covid-19 Resources
- What You Need to Know Now About Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Your Dairy, English version (PDF)
- What You Need to Know Now About Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Your Dairy, Spanish version (PDF)
Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Essential Services Interim Guidance
- Bulletin #1118, Sourcing Piglets From Out of State
- Bulletin #1064, Standard Operating Procedures and Their Use on Farms and a template for writing an SOP (PDF)
- Bulletin #1065, How Can Livestock Farmers Prepare for the Coronavirus Outbreak?
- Bulletin #1066, Standard Operating Procedures on Your Dairy Farm: Prepare Now!
- Farm Crisis Operations Planning Tool
- Farmer’s Response to Disease Outbreaks Like COVID-19
- Prioritized Farm Chore Checklist (fillable PDF)
Willing to help dairy farmers during COVID-19 outbreak?
- In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association will facilitate getting in touch with potential short-term workers for Maine dairy farms without back-up labor options. For more information or to participate, see our web page.