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$800 million in disaster aid to farmers hit by hurricanes

The federal government announced $800 million in aid Friday to farmers in three southern states that were devastated by last year's hurricanes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2019

Columbia Gas to pay $56M state penalty

Columbia Gas, the company that pleaded guilty in connection with the 2018 natural gas disaster in the Merrimack Valley, has agreed to pay $56 million and transfer its business in Massachusetts to Eversource by the time the cold weather returns......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2020

These are Kansas City"s top 150 private companies

Meet the Kansas City area’s top 150 private companies, ranked by 2019 revenue. This year’s List ranges from Dairy Farmers of America Inc. at No. 1 with $15.9 billion in revenue to No. 150 MarksNelson LLC, which reported $28.11 million.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

$375 million recycled water project would lessen farmers" reliance on groundwater

A project that could deliver billions of gallons of water per year to growers in south Sacramento County is moving ahead......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2020

Hawaii to receive $3.7M in Covid relief for PPE, medical supplies

Hawaii will be receiving $3.7 million in disaster relief funding for the purchase of personal protection equipment and other medical supplies, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Friday. The new funding will be used to go toward covering the costs of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020

After months of feeding restaurant workers, the LEE Initiative eyes a new challenge: a broken supply chain

The LEE Initiative has committed $1 million to purchasing food from sustainable farmers in 16 regions and giving that food directly to restaurants in those areas — free of charge. Three Louisville-area restaurants will benefit from the program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2020

Decision Points: Chase Center GM deals with empty feeling at new arena

After dealing with 9/11, disease outbreaks and hurricanes in her previous job, switching to disaster mode is nothing new for Kim Stone. It's served her well during the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2020

Community bank shifts from "daily bread and butter to crisis management"

For Farmers and Merchants Bank, it's been business as usual during the Covid-19 pandemic — but with the huge added task of navigating worried commercial customers through $27 million in PPP loans......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 27th, 2020

Is The Facebook Giphy Buy a Disaster for Privacy?

Facebook is buying gif-searcher Giphy for around $400 million. That’s no drop in the ocean. But it is a 50% drop on Giphy’s most recent va.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringMay 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus may force hog farmers to kill 10M pigs by September

Pork farmers may have to euthanize more than 10 million hogs by September if overcrowding continues......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 17th, 2020

Emergency disaster lending program for small businesses slashes loan cap

After initially telling businesses that individual disaster loans could be as high as $2 million, the Small Business Administration has now imposed a $150,000 limit without publicly announcing the change, people familiar with the situation said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 7th, 2020

SBA slashes disaster-loan limit from $2 million to $150,000, shuts out nearly all new applicants

Facing a shortage of funds and an unprecedented crush of applications, the SBA has closed its application portal to most businesses and is limiting the size of loans it offers to small businesses......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 7th, 2020

Thousands line up as food banks struggle to keep up with demand

The Department of Agriculture is about to spend $300 million a month to buy surplus food from farmers -- food they'd been forced to dump -- and ship it to food banks. Janet Shamlian reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2020

Hawaii Island to receive $61M in additional aid for disaster relief following 2018 eruptions

Hawaii Island is set to receive more than $61 million in federal aid to rebuild roads that were destroyed in the 2018 Kilauea eruptions, members of Hawaii's congressional delegation announced Tuesday. A portion of the funds will go toward repairi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2020

Here’s what you need to know to get a federal disaster relief business loan

The Small Business Administration can loan up to $2 million to businesses in the U.S. that can't pay their bills due to the impact of the coronavirus. Here's what you need to know to apply......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 10th, 2020

UPDATED FAQ: Here’s what you need to know to get a federal disaster relief business loan

The Small Business Administration can loan up to $2 million to businesses in the U.S. that can't pay their bills due to the impact of the coronavirus. Here's what you need to know to apply......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 10th, 2020

Farmers are panic-buying to keep America’s 95 million cows fed

As health officials around the world push to get more coronavirus patients, some doctors are moving away from using the breathing machines when they can. The reason: Some hospitals have reported... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 9th, 2020

Farmers are panic-buying to keep America"s 95 million cows fed

Fears of feed mill closures and trucking delays are driving the market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 8th, 2020

Bankruptcy court approves Dean Foods asset sale

Dean Foods Co. got the go-ahead to sell $433 million worth of properties and interests to the Dairy Farmers of America......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 6th, 2020

Disaster Looms As Millions Of Americans Set To Lose Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

Disaster Looms As Millions Of Americans Set To Lose Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance With a record 3.3 million people filing for unemployment du.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 26th, 2020

Best Places to Work Honoree: Farmers & Merchants Bank

Farmers & Merchants Bank is one of the Dayton region's top 20 banks. The bank is a 2020 Best Places to Work honoree. It's based in Miamisburg and has four local offices with 39 employees. The bank's local deposits were $141.87 million last year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020