CFAP Program Information Session Scheduled for Farmers

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Farmers are invited to participate in an information session on the Coronavirus Food and Agriculture Assistance (CFAP) Program for farmers. This will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020, starting at 9 a.m. This event will be held virtually, with registration required via Eventbrite. Register online

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP, provides vital 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. USDA is accepting applications now through August 28, 2020. Learn more at CFAP.

Additional crops have been added to the list of eligible commodities. Livestock, wool, and dairy farms are also eligible for participation. Go to CFAP to see the listings of eligible crops and livestock. Farmers can also get information about what documentation is needed for the application on the CFAP website.

For questions, call the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Granville County Center at (919) 603-1350, or the Granville County Farm Service Agency office at (919) 693-7345, ext. 2.