WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be providing additional financial aid through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). To modify existing applications or to check eligibility, contact a local Farm Service Agency (FSA) between January 19 and February 26.
This is the second round of CFAP. Some changes have been made regarding eligibility for compensation. Producers of swine, broilers, laying hens, chicken eggs, and turkeys can become eligible. The same applies to pullet and turfgrass sod producers.
CFAP 2 includes updated payment calculations, mostly for certain row crop producers.
More information for existing applicants, can be discovered by contacting a local FSA office. New applicants can obtain support by calling 877-508-8364. For additional information, visit www.farmers.gov/cfap.