Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
for the most up-to-date information on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments.
The COVID-19 Aid/Fiscal Year 2021 spending package was signed into law late December 2020. The ag provisions of the bill include $13 billion allocated to ag programs, including $11.2 billion for CFAP 3 payments. USDA has not yet made an announcement regarding the third round of CFAP payments.
USDA announced an expansion of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program on September 17. Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2, CFAP 2, provided producers with financial assistance to absorb some of the increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) on April 17, 2020 in response to COVID-19. This program took several actions to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers. Direct payments were based on actual losses due to prices and markets impacted by COVID-19. Commodity procurement was focused on beef, dairy, pork, fruits and vegetables. More known details are available here