Initial USDA Coronavirus Farm Disaster Relief Announced

Tristan Daedalus May 20 2020

On May 19, USDA announced its rule implementing the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. The rule should officially appear in the May 20 Federal Register. A link to the rule language is available here.
The rule lays out USDA’s first step in providing direct payments to livestock, dairy, and specialty crop farmers resulting from COVID-19 pandemic market disruptions. It includes sector-specific provisions for relief, as well as total payment limits. However, the rule does not yet extend access to rel...

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