COVID-19 resources for our farm, food systems, and business clients

March 19, 2020

Here are some up-to-date resources to support you in your work with Iowa’s small farms, food systems, and business enterprises during the novel corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our team is currently working from home along with the rest of ISU Extension and Outreach, but please feel free to contact us by email or phone with any questions or suggestions. We’re here to help!

As you’d expect, this is by no means an exhaustive list. Each link will take you to a site with further resources. Contact us directly with specific questions you may have, or if you know of other resources we should list here. Our office phone number is (515) 294-3086. We’ll be checking messages regularly, but email is likely the most efficient way to reach us.

This page is updated continuously.

UPDATE: Courtney Long, leader of the FFED Food Systems Team, is maintaining a list of resources here, which you will find helpful in addition to the links below.


General COVID-19 info for Iowa

For farms:

Produce:

Dairy:

Livestock:

Direct Markets and Farmers Markets:

For food systems:

For business owners:


Scam warning:
Fraudulent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Products from the US Food and Drug Administration