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Ohio food banks got some needed relief after the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a waiver that will protect staff, volunteers and clients.

The packing industry is being hit hard by COVID-19, with meat facilities across the country slowing or suspending production because workers are sick or staying home.

Farmers are being asked to dump loads of milk while some grocery stores are limiting milk purchases. What's the deal? It's complicated, but we'll explain.

Thousands of people found themselves unemployed, suddenly, after COVID-19 measures forced businesses to close. That’s put a massive strain on food banks.

Food banks facing overwhelming demand are being hamstrung by bureaucratic red tape. It's leaving people hungry and putting them in danger.

Many agricultural businesses are still open after stay-at-home orders were enacted, but they’ve changed the way they operate.

Demand for fluid milk — half gallons and gallons — at retail outlets surged after the COVID-19 outbreak hit the U.S.

Schools, colleges and some businesses are transitioning to online learning in response to COVID-19 risks. In rural areas with limited broadband access, this presents some challenges.

Agriculture is considered essential business during COVID-19 closures, but farms may face challenges with the H-2A visa program and labor on the farm.

With schools closed and children stuck at home, here are some virtual learning resources from local farms, zoos and museums.
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