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May 22, 2020 - The United States Department of Agriculture is requesting comments on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP will help agricultural producers impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. The USDA would like information about additional commodities that could be included in CFAP. Comments on additional commodities should be received by June 22, 2020 and comments pertaining to the Paperwork Reduction Act by July 21, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
May 21, 2020 - Notice of final rule from the Secretary of Agriculture that implements the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP will provide direct payments to producers of eligible commodities that have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. This rule includes information on eligibility requirements, payment calculations and application procedures.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 5/22/2020