USDA is accepting applications now through August 28, 2020.

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) provides financial assistance to producers of agricultural commodities who have suffered a five-percent-or-greater price decline or who had losses due to market supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and face additional significant market costs.

Visit USDA’s Farmers.gov to view the list of eligible commodities.

How to Apply

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Today, House Democrats introduced The Heroes Act, the latest COVID-19 relief package worth more than $3 trillion. The House Rules Committee is scheduled to consider the bill on Thursday, with a full House vote expected on Friday.

According to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the Senate is not expected to take up their version of a bill for two or three weeks because they want to see if the previous aid packages are working.

Among its many provisions, The Heroes Act would provide the following:

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Please review the most recent updates on the COVID-19 small business (less than 500 employees) loan programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Update: Monday, April 27

As of 7:30 a.m. PT, Monday, April 27, the SBA has resumed accepting PPP applications from participating lenders. The loans are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, so act now.

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