Additional aid available for farmers in new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2
October 1, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture opened applications on Sept. 21 for the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2. This program will offer payments to farmers and ranchers who may have suffered economic impacts caused by the coronavirus.
Many farmers and ranchers are eligible to apply for CFAP 2. This includes row crop and livestock producers, as well as those who produce newly-eligible commodities such as broilers and eggs, additional specialty crops and specialty livestock. Those who received support through the first CFAP program are also invited to apply.
Under CFAP 2, the method o...