COVID-19 Updates

New York Farm Bureau

New York Farm Bureau will be sending daily alerts at this time to keep you up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 news that may affect you, your farm family and employees. We know things are constantly changing, but we will do our best to keep you informed, offer guidance and share ways you may be able to help. We will do this for as long as it is necessary. NYFB is a community, and we are all in this together.


Do you have questions or would you like more information? You may call the NYFB general office line at 518-436-8495 during normal business hours. Your calls will be routed to office staff working from home or you may reach out by email at For New York Farm Bureau news alerts, please check your email or go to and click on “News” or the new COVID-19 alert page. Thank you and be well.


Interim Guidance for Animal Care Operations

This guidance is provided for animal agriculture workers to include those employed in veterinary health; manufacturing and distribution of animal medical materials and supplies, animal vaccines, animal drugs, feed, and bedding, etc.; raising of animals; animal production operations; transportation of live animals, animal medical supplies; transportation of deceased animals for disposal; livestock markets, including live bird markets, slaughter and packing plants. It also includes equine operations and companion animal/pet stores and shelters; veterinary services for equine, companion animal and other businesses considered essential; and related support/service operations.

Interim Guidance for Animal Care Operations Release


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