Episode 24: Farmers' Preview of the USDA Direct Payments Program

Broadcast date: 
May 22, 2020

Show Notes:

In this episode, you'll meet our new Staff Attorney Rich Lavigne as he and our Executive Director Rachel Armstrong discuss USDA's Direct Payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which opens for applications on Tuesday May 26th, 2020. We cover eligibility, paperwork preparation, compensation, timelines, and more.

For more in-depth information on CFAP direct payments, especially for direct-to-consumer farmers, register for our upcoming webinar on Wednesday May 27th, 2020 at this link

Disclaimer: We are working hard and fast to get information together about COVID-19 related programs to share with the farming community as quickly and accurately as possible. Please notethat things are rapidly shifting duringthis time and what was accurate info 2 days or 2 weeks ago may not be accurate tomorrow. As such, please look for our most recent updated information on all COVID-19 issues.

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Farm Operation:
Direct to Consumer
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Audio / Visual
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