USU Extension COVID-19 Resources

Utah State University Extension provides research-backed information to help individuals, families, policy makers, and educators carefully navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and maneuver the challenges the virus brings.

USU Extension Resources You Can Use Today

Because we have all had our routines disrupted, from how we work and play to increased roles as parents, (including becoming teachers!) and how we behave as consumers, new information is needed to help us navigate. Below are resources you can refer to today, and every day, for the coming weeks as we all adjust to a new reality.

Additional USU Extension Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Parenting and Families

Due to school cancellations parents have extended time with children. Here are some ways to handle COVID-19 as parents.

Emergency Preparedness

Preparedness for times of crisis is imperative. Checklists and best practices are included below to help you know what to have on hand.


There are many ways to improve self-reliance. Below you will find information to help.

Latest News and Updates

COVID-19 and Local Foods

In today’s blog, I will cover in more detail the impacts of COVID-19 on consumers and local food systems. While consumer spending in general is down nationwide (-20.5% through April 30, 2020) and in Utah (-17.5%), consumer spending on groceries

Online Direct Sales: Part 4

Today’s blog is the final in a four-part series on options and strategies for online direct sales of local farm products. In this edition, I will discuss online strategies for customer communication and relationship building.

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