USDA announces more eligible commodities for CFAP
Application deadline extended to Sept. 11; producers who have approved applications to receive final payments
August 12, 2020
From Montana Farm Service Agency
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Tuesday that additional commodities are covered by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, including eggs and all sheep, in response to public comments and data.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture also is extending the deadline to apply for the program to Sept. 11, and producers with approved applications will receive their final payment. After reviewing over 1,700 responses, even more farmers and ranchers will have the opportunity for assistance to help keep operations afloat during these tough times....