On September 18th the USDA announced the details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2), an additional coronavirus aid package for farmers and ranchers. Sign up for CFAP 2 will begin on September 21st . The USDA has provided several options for applying, including applying online or downloading forms to fill out and submit. Additional information is available at www.farmers.gov/cfap . The USDA has allotted $14 billion from the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act and CARES Act for the program, with the aim of helping producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to sign up for the program is December 11.
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