CFAP Program for Beef Producers
– David Marrison, OSU Extension
Since the beginning of January, market prices for major commodities have fallen sharply since COVID-19 reached the United States. There have been many efforts through federal and state legislation to offset the impact of COVID-19.
Enrollment is currently being taken by the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) for one such program targeted to help agricultural producers. This program called the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is providing financial assistance for losses experienced as a result of lost demand, short-term oversupply and shipping pattern disruptions caused by COVID-19.
The general details about the CFAP program can be found in a previous article written by the OSU Farm Office team. This article can be accessed at: https://go.osu.edu/CFAP-2020
The purpose of this article is to describe how CFAP can provide financial assistance to beef producers and to answer questions posed on the classification of animals. Complete details about the livestock portion of CFAP can be . . .
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