Deadline for CFAP sign-up approaching


Deadline for CFAP sign-up approaching

Friday, September 11 is the final day to sign-up for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) through the USDA.

Producers can sign up online or at their local USDA service center.

As of Tuesday, more than $9.7 billion have been paid out or are in review for disbursement to farmers. Nearly 50% of funds have gone to livestock producers, 26% to non-specialty crops including corn, soybeans and cotton, nearly 18% to dairy, 6% to specialty crop growers and less than 1% to Aqua Nursery Flora.

Iowa farmers have received the largest sum totaling more than $948 million, followed by Nebraska at more than $692 million and Minnesota at nearly $595 million.