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National Governor's Association, State & Territory Actions Tracker>>
https://www.nga.org/coronavirus/#states
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National Council of State Legislatures, Leg. Session StatusTracker>>
https://www.ncsl.org/research/about-state-legislatures/legislative-sessions-and-the-coronavirus.aspx
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DATE UPDATEDSTATE
(blue=good farmers market guidance)
Official State COVID PageLatest Orders / Reopening plansState Ag Dept. Resource PageGuidance for Farmers Markets, Farmstands, CSAs
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Resources for Employers / BusinessesEssential / Critical Business Guidance>>JUST FOR REFERENCE - NOT BEING UPDATED
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5.20.20Alabamahttps://altogetheralabama.org/
https://governor.alabama.gov/newsroom/category/state-of-emergency/
http://agi.alabama.gov/homeExtension operating guidelines:
https://www.aces.edu/blog/topics/food-safety/farmers-market-operating-guidelines-during-covid-19-outbreak/?cn-reloaded=1
https://altogetheralabama.org/business/Farming is essential: "food cultivation, livestock, cattle, poultry
and seafood operations, transportation of agricultural products, livestock auctions,
feedlots, dealers and brokers of livestock, farmer’s markets..."

https://governor.alabama.gov/assets/2020/04/Final-Statewide-Order-4.3.2020.pdf
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5.20.20Alaska http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Epi/id/Pages/COVID-19/default.aspx
https://covid19.alaska.gov/health-mandates/
http://dnr.alaska.gov/ag/covid_19resources.htm
https://dec.alaska.gov/eh/fss/food/farmers-markets/covid-19-guidance/
https://aksbdc.org/covid19/ Farming is essential.

https://gov.alaska.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/03232020-COVID-19-Health-Mandate-010-Attachment-A.pdf
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5.20.20Arizonahttps://az.gov/government-0
https://azgovernor.gov/governor/reopening-guidance
https://agriculture.az.gov/https://arizonacommunityfarmersmarkets.com/
https://arizonatogether.org/#business-resources
Farming is essential:
https://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2020/03/governor-ducey-issues-executive-order-detailing-essential-services
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5.20.20Arkansas https://govstatus.egov.com/ar-covid-19
https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/covid-19-health-guidances
https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/covid-19
https://www.uaex.edu/life-skills-wellness/health/docs/Guidance%20for%20Farmers%20Markets%203-30-20%20jj.pdf
https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/covid-19-guidance-for-employers

https://arkansasready.com/
Governor Exec. Orders available here: https://governor.arkansas.gov/our-office/executive-orders/

3.24 Letter from State Ag Secretary:
https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/Websites/aad/images/Message%20to%20AR%20Ag.pdf
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5.20.20Californiahttps://covid19.ca.gov/
https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap/#top
https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/coronavirus/https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/coronavirus/pdfs/CertifiedFarmersMarkets-COVID-19-Guidance.pdfhttps://www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019/Farming is essential. Including farmers’ markets, Food banks, Farm and produce stands.

https://covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs/#top
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5.20.20Coloradohttps://covid19.colorado.gov/
https://covid19.colorado.gov/safer-at-home
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/agmain/COVID19CO Farmers Market Assoc: https://cofarmersmarkets.org/marketing-resources/
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/covid-19-employers
Farming is essential. Includes farm and produce stands.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1I7fpbthi9Vq_KHmpX2icFcnzgbxRiboK/view
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5.20.20Connecticuthttps://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus
https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Coronavirus-Business-Recovery/Sector-Rules-for-May-20-Reopen
https://portal.ct.gov/DOAG/Commissioner/Commissioner/COVID-19-Resources-for-FarmersGreat resource tracking open markets: https://portal.ct.gov/DOAG/Commissioner/Commissioner/Farmers-Markets-Farm-Stores-and-CSAs-during-COVID-19

Farmers market and on-farm guidance: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DOAG/Commissioner/COVID-media/CT-Farmers-Markets-and-On-Farm-Markets.pdf?la=en

On-farm deliveries guidance: https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DOAG/Commissioner/COVID-media/CT-Farms-and-On-Farm-Deliveries.pdf?la=en
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/DOLCOVIDFAQ.PDFFarming is essential. Includes farmers markets.

https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Coronavirus-for-Businesses/Coronavirus-for-Businesses
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5.20.20Delawarehttps://delaware.gov/
https://news.delaware.gov/2020/05/15/governor-carney-releases-phase-1-economic-reopening-guidance/
https://agriculture.delaware.gov/
https://news.delaware.gov/2020/05/11/delaware-farmers-markets-to-open-under-new-covid-19-protocols/
https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/resources-for-businesses/Farming is essential.

https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/177/2020/03/Delaware-list-of-essential-and-nonessential-businesses-March-24-2020.pdf
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5.20.20Floridahttps://www.flgov.com/covid-19/https://www.flgov.com/covid-19/
https://www.fdacs.gov/Consumer-Resources/COVID-19-Information
Unavailable
https://www.fdacs.gov/Consumer-Resources/COVID-19-Information/COVID-19-Information-for-Businesses
Explicit guidance is unavailable, but Ag and Consumer Services Commissioner has made some reassuring statements.

https://www.fdacs.gov/News-Events/Press-Releases/2020-Press-Releases/Additional-Guidance-from-FDACS-Regarding-COVID-19
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5.20.20Georgia
https://georgia.gov/covid-19-coronavirus-georgia
https://gov.georgia.gov/executive-action/executive-orders/2020-executive-orders
http://agr.georgia.gov/COVID-19.aspxFarmers Markets: https://extension.uga.edu/content/dam/extension/topic-areas/timely-topics/emergencies-and-disasters/UGA_Farmers%20Market_COVID-19_031920.pdf

Community gardens: https://extension.uga.edu/content/dam/extension/topic-areas/timely-topics/emergencies-and-disasters/UGA_Community%20Gardens_COVID-19_031920.pdf

Georgia Organics: https://thedirt.georgiaorganics.org/farmersmarketscovid19
https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-businesses-and-employersFollowing DHS lead: https://www.cisa.gov/food-and-agriculture-sector
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5.20.20Hawaiihttps://hawaiicovid19.com/
https://governor.hawaii.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Gov_Reopening-Presentation-Slide-Deck_18-May-2020.pdf
http://hdoa.hawaii.gov/blog/main/hdoa-covid-19-information/Unavailablehttps://hawaiicovid19.com/guidance-for-everyone/#employersFarming is essential, including markets and farm stands.

https://hawaiicovid19.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2003162-ATG_Third-Supplementary-Proclamation-for-COVID-19-signed-12.pdf
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5.20.20Idahohttps://coronavirus.idaho.gov/
https://rebound.idaho.gov/stages-of-reopening/
https://agri.idaho.gov/main/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-information/
https://www.uidaho.edu/-/media/UIdaho-Responsive/Files/Extension/topic/small-farms/covid-19-resources-for-idaho-small-farms-and-food-systems.pdf
https://rebound.idaho.gov/resources-for-business/
Unavailable
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5.20.20Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx
https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/sfc/servlet.shepherd/document/download/069t000000BadS0AAJ?operationContext=S1
https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Pages/default.aspxNo specific guidance.

State farmers markets page:
https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Consumers/FarmersMarkets/Pages/default.aspx

Chicago farmers markets page: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/farmers_market.html
https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Resources/Pages/For-Business.aspxFarming is essential, including farmers markets and farm and produce stands.

https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/Executive-Orders/ExecutiveOrder2020-10.aspx
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5.20.20Indianahttps://coronavirus.in.gov/?utm_source=agency-website&utm_medium=banner-image&utm_campaign=&utm_term=&utm_content=corehttps://backontrack.in.gov/ https://www.in.gov/isda/3555.htmPerdue U local producer guidance page: https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2020/Q1/a-guide-for-local-producers-to-navigate-the-covid-19-outbreak.html https://www.iedc.in.gov/responseFarming is essential, including farmers markets, farm and produce stands

https://coronavirus.in.gov/?utm_source=agency-website&utm_medium=banner-image&utm_campaign=&utm_term=&utm_content=core
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5.20.20Iowahttps://coronavirus.iowa.gov/
https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/guidance
https://iowaagriculture.gov/covid-19https://iowaagriculture.gov/sites/default/files/2020/COVID%20resources/Guidance%20for%20Farmers%20Markets_42420.pdfhttps://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/our-agency-detail-resources/6710https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/our-agency-detail-resources/6710
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5.20.20Kansashttps://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/
https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/255/Plan-to-Reopen-FAQs
https://agriculture.ks.gov/news-events/kansas-covid-19-resourcesKS AG Dept Guidance for Farmers Markets: https://www.fromthelandofkansas.com/flok/media/display?path=Farmers%20Market%20Guidance%203-18-2020.pdf

K-State Food Safety and COVID page:
https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/foodsafety/topics/covid19.html
https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/248/Business-Employers
Farming is essential. No specifics.

https://governor.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EO-20-15-Executed.pdf
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5.20.20Kentuckyhttps://govstatus.egov.com/kycovid19
https://govstatus.egov.com/ky-healthy-at-work
https://www.kyagr.com/

Letter from AG commissioner to farmers markets:
https://www.kyagr.com/communications/documents/Commissioner-Quarles-Letter-Farmers-Markets-COVID-19.pdf
KY Community Farm Alliance: https://cfaky.org/covid-19-resources/

KY Ag Dept. farmers market guidance:
https://www.kyagr.com/marketing/documents/FM_Safe_Start_for_Your_FM_Season.pdf

UoK resources for local producers and direct marketers:
https://coronavirus.ca.uky.edu/covid-19-resources-local-producers-and-direct-marketers
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.htmlAgricultural operations and food stores and markets are life-sustaining. Also points to DHS guidance.

https://kentucky.gov/Pages/Activity-stream.aspx?n=GovernorBeshear&prId=103

https://governor.ky.gov/attachments/20200322_Executive-Order_2020-246_Retail.pdf
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5.20.20Louisianahttp://ldh.la.gov/http://ldh.la.gov/Coronavirus/http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/covid-19/Unavailablehttp://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/3878Following DHS lead. Job functions related to food are essential.

https://gov.louisiana.gov/assets/Proclamations/2020/JBE-33-2020.pdf
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5.20.20Mainehttps://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/covid-19
https://www.maine.gov/covid19/restartingmaine
https://www.maine.gov/dacf/covid19/index.shtml
http://www.mainefarmersmarkets.org/covid-19-and-farmers-markets/
https://www.maine.gov/labor/docs/2020/COVID-19Resources.pdfFood processing and ag are essential:

https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/sites/maine.gov.governor.mills/files/documents/Essential%20Business%20Operations%20Definitions.pdf
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5.20.20Marylandhttps://governor.maryland.gov/coronavirus/
https://governor.maryland.gov/recovery/
https://mda.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx
https://marylandfma.org/wp-content/uploads/COVID-19-Farmers-Market-FAQs-1.pdf
https://govstatus.egov.com/md-coronavirus-businessFarming is essential, including farmers markets. Following DHS guidance.

https://governor.maryland.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/OLC-Interpretive-Guidance-COVID19-04.pdf
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5.20.20Massachusettshttps://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19
https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusetts
https://www.mass.gov/guides/covid-19-resources-for-agricultureMass Farmers Markets guidance:
https://www.massfarmersmarkets.org/covid19-advisory-for-market-managers
https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-guidance-and-directives#businesses-&-employment-Farming is essential, including farmers markets and farm stands.

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-essential-services#food-and-agriculture-
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5.20.20Michiganhttps://www.michigan.gov/Coronavirus
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/whitmer/MI_SAFE_START_PLAN_689875_7.pdf
https://www.michigan.gov/mdard/http://mifma.org/covid-19-resources/
https://www.michiganbusiness.org/covid19/
Farming is essential, including other retail that sells food.

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdard/EO-Stay_at_Home-MDARD_Food_Ag_Essential_Document_684607_7.pdf
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5.20.20Minnesotahttps://mn.gov/governor/covid-19/
https://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/covid/safework/non-critical/
https://www.mda.state.mn.us/covid-19-agriculture
https://www.mda.state.mn.us/sites/default/files/inline-files/COVID-19%20Farmers%27%20Markets%20and%20Vendors%20Guidance.pdf
https://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/covid/employers/Farming is essential, including farmers markets

https://townsquare.media/site/669/files/2020/03/MN-Stay-At-Home-Order-3-25-2020.pdf
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5.20.20Mississippihttps://www.coronavirus.ms.gov/https://www.coronavirus.ms.gov/https://www.mdac.ms.gov/covid19/Unavailable
https://mdes.ms.gov/unemployment-claims/covid19/
Farming is essential
https://www.sos.ms.gov/Education-Publications/ExecutiveOrders/1463.pdf
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5.20.20Missourihttps://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/
https://governor.mo.gov/show-me-strong-recovery-plan-guidance-and-frequently-asked-questions
https://agriculture.mo.gov/emergency/covid-19/
https://www.missourifarmersmarkets.org/covid-19-resources.html
https://health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/businesses.php
Farming is essential, including farmers markets, farm and produce stands, food banks, etc.
https://www.kcmo.gov/home/showdocument?id=4065
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5.20.20Montanahttps://covid19.mt.gov/
https://covid19.mt.gov/Portals/223/Documents/Reopening%20Montana%20Phase%202.pdf?ver=2020-05-20-142015-167
https://agr.mt.gov/Topics/Topics-A-D/COVID-19-INFORMATION
MT Farmers Market Network: https://www.missoulacfac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Montana-Farmers-Market-COVID-Guidelines.pdf

Livestock markets guidance
: https://agr.mt.gov/Portals/168/Documents/COVID-19/COVID%20Guidance%20Livestock%20Businesses%20.pdf?ver=2020-04-01-150107-607
http://dli.mt.gov/employer-covid-19Farming is essentia, including farm produce stands
https://covid19.mt.gov/Portals/223/Documents/Stay%20at%20Home%20Directive.pdf?ver=2020-03-26-173332-177
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5.20.20Nebraskahttp://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx
http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/COVID-19-Nebraska-Guidance-Documents.aspx
https://nda.nebraska.gov/COVID-19/index.html
https://nda.nebraska.gov/COVID-19/FarmersMarketGuidance.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.htmlUnclear
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5.20.20Nevadahttps://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/
https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/nevada-united/
http://agri.nv.gov/industry_resources_covid19/
http://agri.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/agrinvgov/Content/News/farmers_mkt_guidance.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html
Farming is essential
http://gov.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/govnewnvgov/Content/News/Press/2020/NV_Health_Response_COVID19.pdf
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5.20.20New Hampshirehttps://www.nh.gov/covid19/
https://sos.nh.gov/nhsos_content.aspx?id=8589967037
https://www.agriculture.nh.gov/divisions/commissioner/covid-19-and-agriculture.htmhttps://extension.unh.edu/blog/covid-19-resources-and-information-growers-and-producers https://www.nh.gov/covid19/resources-guidance/businesses.htmFarming is essential, including farmers markets and farm stands
https://www.governor.nh.gov/news-media/emergency-orders/documents/emergency-order-17-ex-a.pdf
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5.20.20New Jerseyhttps://nj.gov/
https://www.nj.gov/governor/news/news/562020/approved/20200518a.shtml
https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/Supportive statement and link to Uof Florida resource (same as NC State):
https://www.nj.gov/agriculture/pdf/NJDACOVID19FarmersMarkets.pdf
https://www.nj.gov/labor/lwdhome/press/2020/20200325resources.shtmlFarming is essential, including farmers markets and farm stores
https://covid19.nj.gov/search.html?query=what+is+an+essential+business
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5.20.20New Mexicohttps://www.newmexico.gov/
https://cv.nmhealth.org/2020/05/15/stay-at-home-order-extended/
http://www.nmda.nmsu.edu/

http://www.nmda.nmsu.edu/ag-products-to-consumers/
NM Farmers Marketing Assoc
https://farmersmarketsnm.org/wp-content/uploads/NM-Farmers-Market-and-Vendor-Guidelines-during-COVID-Crisis-3.27.pdf
https://www.nmcovid19.org/Farming and ranching are essential, including farmers markets
https://cv.nmhealth.org/stay-at-home-essential-businesses/
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5.20.20New Yorkhttps://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/homehttps://forward.ny.gov/https://agriculture.ny.gov/coronavirusFarmers Market guidance from NYSDAM:
https://agriculture.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/04/interimguidancefarmersmarkets.pdf
https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/protecting-public-health-all-new-yorkers#employeesFarming is essentilal, including farmers markets
https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026
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5.20.20North Carolina https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina
https://www.nc.gov/covid-19/staying-ahead-curve
http://www.ncagr.gov/disaster/documents/COVID-19.htmhttps://mcusercontent.com/c1b6937f07328c70497919f49/files/ba4fa2c5-492d-4b5b-a060-bebaace5e4fd/Farmers_Market_COVID_19_031320.pdf

Carolina Farm Stewards resource page:
https://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/coronavirus-resources/
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina/businesses-employersFarming is essentila, includig famers markets and farm and produce stands
https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO121-Stay-at-Home-Order-3.pdf
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5.20.20North Dakotahttps://www.nd.gov/
https://ndresponse.gov/covid-19-resources/covid-19-business-and-employer-resources/nd-smart-restart
https://www.nd.gov/ndda/covid-19Livestock markets guidance:
https://www.nd.gov/ndda/news/livestock-markets-and-ag-auction-sales-still-crucial-continue-modifications
https://ndresponse.gov/covid-19-resources/covid-19-business-and-employer-resourcesFollowing DHS guidance
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5.20.20Ohio
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/home
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/responsible-restart-ohio/
https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/home/OEFFA resource page:
http://www.oeffa.org/news/covid/

OFMN guidance:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_6RfOrOy3EonwAjxlR77VaFlWXBy78iOSTVxdddfjLU/edit
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/employers-and-employees/
Following DHS guidance
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5.20.20Oklahomahttps://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/
https://www.okcommerce.gov/covid19/ours-plan/
https://www.oda.state.ok.us/odaff-covid19.htmLivestock markets guidance:
https://www.oda.state.ok.us/admin/covid19livestockmarkets.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.htmlFarming is essential, including markets and farm and produce stands
https://www.sos.ok.gov/documents/executive/1921.pdf
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5.20.20Oregonhttps://govstatus.egov.com/or-covid-19
https://govstatus.egov.com/reopening-oregon#phasePlanBlocks
https://www.oregon.gov/ODA/agriculture/Pages/COVID-19.aspxSome guidance listed here under food safety resource:
https://www.oregon.gov/ODA/agriculture/Pages/COVID-19.aspx
https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2342C.pdf
No essential business list issued. Instead, issued list of businesses which should stop operating. This list does not include farming.
https://www.oregon.gov/gov/Documents/executive_orders/eo_20-12.pdf
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5.20.20Pennsylvaniahttps://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx
https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/#StayatHomeOrder
https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Pages/COVID-19.aspxFarmers markets guidance:
https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Documents/Farmers%20Markets%20and%20On-Farm%20Markets.pdf

Guidance for farms and on-farm deliveries:
https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Documents/Farms%20and%20On-Farm%20Deliveries.pdf
Farming is essential, including markets, etc.
https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Documents/Essential%20Businesses%20for%20a%20Safe%20Food%20Supply.pdf
https://www.scribd.com/document/452553026/UPDATED-2-30pm-March-24-2020-Industry-Operation-Guidance
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5.20.20Rhode Islandhttps://health.ri.gov/covid/https://www.reopeningri.com/http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/agriculture/fsma-covid-19.phpRI business checklist:
https://commerceri.com/covid-19-business-checklist/
https://commerceri.com/business-guidelines-during-crisis/Focused on keeping businesses open under strict guidelines.
https://commerceri.com/business-guidelines-during-crisis/
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5.20.20South Carolina https://www.scdhec.gov/infectious-diseases/viruses/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19https://accelerate.sc.gov/https://agriculture.sc.gov/coronavirus/
https://agriculture.sc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Covid19FarmersMarketsGuidelines.pdf
https://www.scdhec.gov/sites/default/files/media/document/Business-COVID-guidance%20FINAL-3272020.pdfAs of 3.31, there is no stay at home order or EB guidance from governor.
Ag Commissioner Weathers issued statement declaring food and fiber industries essential:
https://agriculture.sc.gov/agriculture-commissioner-food-and-fiber-industries-are-essential-during-emergency/
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5.20.20South Dakotahttps://doh.sd.gov/news/Coronavirus.aspxLinks to CDChttps://sdda.sd.gov/Unavailablehttps://doh.sd.gov/documents/COVID19/COVID_ExecutiveOrder.pdfGovernor' auth to close businesses is somewhat limited.
https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=26560
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5.20.20Tennesseehttps://www.tn.gov/governor/covid-19.html
https://www.tn.gov/governor/covid-19/economic-recovery.html
https://www.tn.gov/agriculture.htmlhttps://www.tn.gov/agriculture/news/2020/3/20/preventing-the-spread-of-covid-19--farmers-markets-focus-on-safety.htmlhttps://www.tn.gov/ecd/covid-19-small-business-resourcesFarming is essential
https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/pub/execorders/exec-orders-lee22.pdf
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5.20.20Texashttps://www.texas.gov/covid19/
https://gov.texas.gov/organization/opentexas
https://www.texasagriculture.gov/TX Farmers Market.org guidance
http://texasfarmersmarket.org/texas-farmers-markets-covid-19/
https://gov.texas.gov/business/page/coronavirusUnclear due to lack of an order from the Governor. But Ag Dept has requested that Ag be deemed essential. Municipal governments are forming patchwork of shelter in place orders or lack thereof.
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5.20.20Utahhttps://coronavirus.utah.gov/
https://coronavirus.utah.gov/utahs-health-guidance-system/
https://ag.utah.gov/?s=covid
https://extension.usu.edu/covid-19/best-practices-guide-for-utah-farmers-markets
https://coronavirus.utah.gov/business/Unclear due to lack of an order from the Governor.
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5.20.20Vermonthttps://www.healthvermont.gov/response/infectious-disease/2019-novel-coronavirus
https://accd.vermont.gov/covid-19
https://agriculture.vermont.gov/covid-19-informationVT Ag Dept page links out to Growingfarmers.com resource page:
http://www.growingfarmers.com/tips
https://accd.vermont.gov/covid-19-guidance

Vermont Law School employment law FAQ:
https://www.vermontlaw.edu/blog/food-and-agriculture/employment-law-factsheet
Farming is essential, grocery and other retail selling food
https://governor.vermont.gov/sites/scott/files/documents/ADDENDUM%206%20TO%20EXECUTIVE%20ORDER%2001-20.pdf
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5.20.20Virginiahttps://www.governor.virginia.gov/
https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus/
https://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/about-emergency-information.shtml
https://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/about-emergency-information.shtml
https://www.vachamber.com/covid-19/Grocery and other food retail may remain open
https://www.governor.virginia.gov/media/governorvirginiagov/executive-actions/EO-53-Temporary-Restrictions-Due-To-Novel-Coronavirus-(COVID-19).pdf
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5.20.20Washingtonhttps://coronavirus.wa.gov/
https://coronavirus.wa.gov/what-you-need-know/safe-start
https://agr.wa.gov/about-wsda/news-and-media-relations/covid-19
http://wafarmersmarkets.org/sample-page/farmers-markets-covid-19/market-guidance/
https://coronavirus.wa.gov/business-workersFarming is essential
https://coronavirus.wa.gov/whats-open-and-closed/essential-business
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5.20.20West Virginiahttps://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx
https://governor.wv.gov/Pages/The-Comeback.aspx
Main page: https://agriculture.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Statements from Commissioner:
https://agriculture.wv.gov/news/Pages/WVDA-Aiding-Farmers-Impacted-by-COVID-19.aspx

https://agriculture.wv.gov/news/Pages/Agriculture-Is-Critical-Infrastructure-in-a-Crisis.aspx
http://www.wvfarmers.org/covid-19/https://westvirginia.gov/covid19/Farming is essential, including farmers markets, farm and produce stands.
https://coronavirus-wvgovstatus-cdn.azureedge.net/STAY_AT_HOME_ORDER.pdf
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5.20.20Wisconsinhttps://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/index.htm
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/prepare.htm
https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/News_Media/Covid19.aspxUnavailablehttps://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/employers.htmFarming is essential
https://inwisconsin.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EMO12-SaferAtHome.pdf
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5.20.20Wyominghttps://covid19.wyo.gov/
https://covid19.wyo.gov/governors-orders
https://wyagric.state.wy.us/Unavailablehttps://wyomingbusiness.org/covid19
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5.20.20District of Columbia https://coronavirus.dc.gov/https://coronavirus.dc.gov/node/1477371N/Ahttps://www.freshfarm.org/about-freshfarm/covid-19https://coronavirus.dc.gov/recovery-businessFarmers markets are essential
https://coronavirus.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/mayormb/release_content/attachments/Mayor%27s%20Order%202020-053%20Closure%20of%20Non-Essential%20Businesses%20and%20Prohibiti....pdf
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5.20.20American Samoahttps://www.americansamoa.gov/Current guidance and threat level plan:
https://6fe16cc8-c42f-411f-9950-4abb1763c703.filesusr.com/ugd/4bfff9_1199b0a229ea45d2b25d4eda6c869d50.pdf
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5.20.20Guamhttps://www.guam.gov/
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5.20.20NMIhttps://governor.gov.mp/
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5.20.20Puerto Ricohttps://www2.pr.gov/Pages/default.aspxhttps://www.trabajo.pr.gov/Statement from Governor:
https://prfaa.pr.gov/2020/03/23/statement-governor-wanda-vazquez-garced/
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5.20.20USVIhttps://www.vi.gov/
https://www.vi.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/6th-Supplemental-Exececutive-Order-COVID-19.pdf
http://www.vifresh.com/Statement from Governor:
https://www.vi.gov/governor-bryan-extends-state-of-emergency-to-april-30-stay-at-home-order-business-closures-remain-in-effect/

Most recent order:
https://www.vi.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/3rd-Supplemental-COVID-19-Exec-Order-002.pdf
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