USDA announces additional aid to ag producers and businesses
Since January, USDA has allocated $11B to producers and food and ag business
Last updated 6/16/2021 at 8:25am
Note: This was provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative.
Earlier this year, Vilsack announced plans to use available pandemic assistance funds to address a number of gaps and disparities in previous rounds of aid. As part of the Pandemic Assistance initiative announced in March, USDA pledged to continue Coronavirus Food Assistance Program — CFAP — payments and to provide aid to producers and b...