FSA has re-opened the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for producers who missed it the first time. Deadline June 4, 2021.
USDA reopened sign-up for CFAP 2 for at least 60 days beginning on April 5, 2021. Commercial producers of agricultural commodities may be eligible to receive direct payments from the USDA. Eligible commodities include but are not limited to: livestock, chicken eggs, vegetables, flowers, nursery plants, honey, and maple sap. Producers do not need to have suffered sales losses in 2020 to qualify. An informational video (or click on image below) was created last fall and is available to view through application period ending on Friday, June 4, 2021.
Contact the Berkshire County Farm Service Agency at 413-443-1776×2 or visit farmers.gov for more information.