The USDA’s Farm Service Agency is reminding farmers and ranchers that the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 is December 11.
The program provides direct relief to producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs due to COVID-19.
“Producers have one more month to get their applications in for this important relief program,” says Richard Fordyce, Farm Service Agency Administrator. “Applying is simple and our staff is available to assist every step of the way.”
CFAP 2 will provide up to $14 billion to eligible producers of certain row crops, livestock, dairy, specialty crops, aquaculture, and more.
All of the eligible commodities, payment rates, and calculations can be found at www.farmers.gov/cfap.
CFAP 2 is a separate program from the first iteration of the program and interested producers must complete a new application to be eligible for payment under CFAP 2.
Customers seeking one-on-one support with the CFAP 2 application process can call 877-508-8364 to speak directly with a USDA employee that’s ready to offer general assistance.
(Story Courtesy of the NAFB News Service)