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    New Pandemic Cover Crop Program Helps Producers Continue Cover Crop Systems

    Farmers who plant cover crops are now able to earn a $5 premium benefit on crop insurance through the USDA’s new Pandemic […]

    June 2, 2021
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    FSA Opens CFAP 2 Signup

    As of Monday, you have about 60 days to sign up for financial assistance through the second round of the USDA Farm […]

    April 6, 2021
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    Post-COVID-19 Stabilizing Efforts Pay Off for Beef Industry

    A year ago, packer spreads — the difference in price between fed cattle and boxed beef — were at record-high levels as […]

    April 2, 2021
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    Vilsack: More COVID-19 Relief Headed to Farms

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday a new package of funding for farmers and ranchers adversely affected by the COVID-19 […]

    March 25, 2021
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    CFAP Payments On Hold — Vilsack

    There remains around $15 billion in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments earmarked for the ag sector that have yet to be […]

    March 8, 2021
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    USDA, IRS Rush Through Flurry of Rule Changes on COVID-19 Aid, Taxes

    Changes to the H-2A agricultural guest-worker program, a rule for hemp production, expanded COVID-19 aid through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) […]

    January 18, 2021
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    How Upcoming COVID-19 Stimulus Will Affect Farmers and Ranchers

    Congress is working toward a two-phase COVID-19 relief package, and farmers and ranchers will be targeted by relief payments through both the […]

    December 16, 2020
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    COVID-19 Farm Assistance Payments Concentrated in Corn Belt — Economists

    The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) was intended to help farmers make up for market losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

    September 18, 2020
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    More CFAP Payments Coming to Farmers — Perdue

    During a tour of derecho damage, farms and other ag facilities in Iowa on Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said […]

    September 4, 2020
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    Farm Futures Study Reports How Farmers Plan to Spend CFAP Payments

    Farmers aren’t the only ones hoping for another round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) direct payments. Bankers stand to be the […]

    August 21, 2020