HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The U.S. Office of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Assistance Agency (FSA) announced that signup reopened for the Coronavirus Food items Guidance Application 2 (CFAP 2).
This initiative is aspect of the Pandemic Assistance for Producers, in accordance to the launch.
The release claims the initial CFAP 2 signup finished on Dec. 11, 2020, but USDA has reopened signal-up for CFAP 2 for at the very least 60 days starting up on April 5, 2021, for producers to apply or make modifications to present CFAP 2 purposes.
CFAP 2 plan offers immediate financial aid to producers because of to current market disruptions and connected expenses since of COVID-19.
“Most of the crops and livestock lifted in Alabama, which includes many of them elevated in our location, are qualified commodities for this software,” stated Atkinson, county govt director for FSA in Madison County. “If you skipped finding an software in past slide, you now have the chance to implement for assistance. Our team will assist you as a result of the application procedure, or if you require to make any modifications to your existing software.”
The release claims that row crops, livestock, dairy, specialty crops, aquaculture and extra all are eligible for the CFAP 2, such as the modern addition of pullets and turfgrass sod.
Producers are encouraged to visit farmers.gov/cfap to evaluation suitable commodities and master about the payment structure for every. CFAP 2 is a individual plan from the to start with iteration of the software (CFAP 1) and fascinated producers will have to finish a new application to be suitable for payment for CFAP 2.
Atkinson claimed producers are inspired to connect with the Madison County FSA office environment at (256) 532-1677 ext. 2 for assistance on the procedure to complete an application.
Producers also have the alternative to visit farmers.gov/cfap and access the on the internet software portal or study about other application solutions.
A contact heart is out there for producers who would like further one particular-on-a person assistance with the CFAP 2 application method. Be sure to phone 877-508-8364 to communicate immediately with a USDA staff completely ready to supply aid.
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