Coronavirus Food Assistance Program: Additional $14 billion announced for agricultural producers

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US President Donald Trump and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face COVID-19-induced market disruptions.

Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) is scheduled to start from September 21st and run through December 11, 2020.

“America’s agriculture communities are resilient, but still face many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump is once again demonstrating his commitment to ensure America’s farmers and ranchers remain in business to produce the food, fuel, and fiber America needs to thrive,” said Secretary Perdue.