Deadline for WY ag assistance: Nov. 18 |

Deadline for WY ag assistance: Nov. 18

Wyoming agricultural producers have until Wednesday, Nov. 18, to apply for $90 million set aside for those who experienced business interruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business interruptions can include supply chain disruptions, decreased demand for products or services, required closures and/or regulatory requirements that make operating unprofitable.

Wyoming farmers and ranchers can request up to $250,000, said Cole Ehmke, rural entrepreneurship specialist with University of Wyoming Extension.

A second fund is available to non-ag businesses and nonprofits that experienced losses.

“Both the Ag Fund and the Endurance Fund close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18,” said Ehmke. “This is a rare injection of U.S. federal funds to state governments through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). Wyoming has until Dec. 30 to spend the money.”

Eligible producers can apply one time per fund, and recipients of previous Business Relief Program awards (Interruption, Relief and Mitigation funds) may apply for the new funds if they have eligible losses or expenses since their previous application dates.

Applications can be made at, which also has details, webinar recordings, video tutorials and calculation worksheets.

–University of Wyoming

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