CFAP 2 Eligible Commodities Finder
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 is for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. USDA’s Farm Service Agency is accepting CFAP 2 applications from September 21 to December 11, 2020.
CFAP 2 included new commodities: HEMP, TOBACCO, Shelled EGGs, etc. Find out payment rate for your commodity of interest here. How much will I get paid? Use the calculator attached. Super easy to use.
Examples to illustrate:
a. Flat-Rate Crop: I grew 20 acres of hemp in 2020. Will receive flat payment at: $15/acre. Total payment: 20*15=$300. Important for Flat rate acreage-based is paid on 2020 acreage: Hemp, Alfalfa, etc. ) What if I grew 2019, didn’t grow hemp this year, not eligible… Need to report 2020 acreage to FSA.
b. Beef cattle payment excludes breeding stock (cows and bulls), beef cattle bred heifers that have not calved from April 16, 2020, through August 31, 2020 are also eligible.