Agreement Reached on Expanding Coronavirus Aid, Ag Eligibility in EIDL

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

(NAFB) — Lawmakers reached an agreement Tuesday to allow agriculture to participate in the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The agreement is part of a larger deal, a $484 billion coronavirus package to extend the Paycheck Protection Program. The agreement also includes funds for small lenders and community banks, funds for national coronavirus testing and funding …