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Webinar for Producers on Applying for CFAP Payments

May 13, 2020

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA, AMS, and FSA to host Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Webinar Thursday, May 14th.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) will host a webinar on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 12pm (CT), for farmers, ranchers and other producers interested in applying for direct payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

The CFAP program is part of the April 17 announcement of a $19 billion Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program.

The USDA will assist eligible producers effected by lost demand and short-term oversupply for the 2020 marketing year caused by COVID-19.

The webinar is about what information is needed to apply for direct payments through CFAP.

Producers that are new to Farm Service Agency programs are encouraged to participate.

Producers interested in may register in advance for the webinar here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. We encourage participants to submit questions through the Q&A box or by emailing CFAP.webinars@usda.gov. While questions will not be answered live during the webinar, answers will be posted at farmers.gov/CFAP.

If you can’t attend the webinar, a recording of the webinar, the answers to its questions, and other CFAP information can be found at farmers.gov/CFAP.  

 

 

 

Allison Jensen

Quality Assurance & Communications Specialist
 


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