USDA’s Farm Service Agency is currently accepting new and modified CFAP 2 applications. Signup will close on October 12, 2021.
More information is at: https://www.farmers.gov/coronavirus/pandemic-assistance/cfap2#eligible-commodities Check with your local FSA office to see if you are eligible.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced an expansion of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) on March 24, 2021. This is part of a larger effort to reach a greater share of farming operations and improve USDA pandemic assistance. CFAP updates included re-opening of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2), additional payments for eligible cattle and row crop producers, and the processing of payments for certain applications filed as part of CFAP Additional Assistance.
USDA announced additional updates to CFAP on August 24, 2021, including additional eligible commodities and flexibility to payment calculations for sales-based commodities and eligible livestock and poultry contract producers.
Price trigger commodities are major commodities that meet a minimum five-percent price decline over a specified period of time. Price trigger commodities eligible for CFAP 2 are outlined below.
Broilers and eggs; Crops: barley, corn, sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers, upland cotton, and all classes of wheat; Dairy (cow’s milk); Livestock: beef cattle, hogs and pigs, and lambs and sheep. Full list at: https://www.farmers.gov/coronavirus/pandemic-assistance/cfap2/commodities