Murdock's Minutes: Grants available for meat processors; unemployment benefit problems addressed
August 2, 2020
As our government and private sectors work to respond to the many ways the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting each of us, one of those of tremendous concern to northwestern Oklahoma is the adverse effect the virus has had on our state’s food supply chain. I think it was a shock for most citizens to go to the grocery store and see empty shelves. This has impacted consumers, and it’s also impacted farmers and ranchers in our state.
Fortunately, $10 million in grants is available now through Oklahoma’s Cares Act Coronavirus Relief Fund. These grants will enable Oklahoma meat processors to b...