*Information current as of September 18, 2020
On September 17, President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans for USDA to provide additional assistance to farmers and ranchers who have seen significant market disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The details of the up to $14 billion program are below. CFAP 2 differs in many ways from the original CFAP so please examine the program details before signing up. Signup for CFAP 2 will begin Monday, September 21 and run through December 11, 2020. Additional information and application forms can be found at www.farmers.gov/cfap.