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San Joaquin Farm Bureau Office
In response to the Governor’s statewide shelter in place announcements on March 19th, the SJFB office will be closed until further notice.
All staff will be available via email and phone . Please be patient as staff will continue to be there working for agriculture.
The office telephone (290) 931-4931 will be forwarded to our Executive Director, Bruce Blodgett.
We can schedule an appointment if you need labor law posters/booklets or signs, masks, and gun calendars from our office.
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SJFB is gathering information on growers/business who sell directly to the public/local stores so the public will be able to support the local growers and economy. SJFB Direct Sales Survey
San Joaquin Ag Commissioner’s Office
The San Joaquin County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office has received a supply of surgical, and N-95 face masks from the California Department of Food and Agriculture. We will be distributing these masks, free of charge, to members of the ag industry, which includes growers, pest control businesses, and packing sheds in San Joaquin County.
All essential Ag services will be available in our Stockton office at 2101 East Earhart Avenue, Suite 100 Stockton, CA 95206, email@example.com , or (209)953-6000.
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
The CFAP Call Center is available for producers who would like additional one-on-one support with the CFAP application process. Please call 877-508-8364 to speak directly with a USDA employee ready to offer assistance.
Details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) here.
Banking & Finance
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
EIDL loans are currently available for ag cooperatives, aquaculture, nursery or a producer cooperative. You can find applications here http://www.sba.gov/page/disaster-loan-applications
Banking and Finance
On CFBF’s COVID-19 “Industry Resource” page, http://www.cfbf.com/industry-resource/ added information from CDFA’s Market Enforcement Branch for producers who have experienced cancelled contracts or have not been paid in full by vendors as a result of COVID-19.
Farm to Family – helping food banks