USDA Announces Direct Financial Assistance

USDA recently announced the details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides up to $16 billion in direct payments to America's farmers and ranchers who have incurred losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

It also announced that the USDA's Farmers to Families Food Box program will parter with local and regional distributors to purchase $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy, and meat and will deliver these boxes directly to Americans in need. 

Tuesday, May 26th the USDA will begin accepting applications from agriculture producers. 

Find the full press release here.