Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

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USDA is accepting applications now through August 28, 2020 (Extended to September 11, 2020)

Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.

Producers should apply through their local Farm Service Agency Service Center by APPOINTMENT ONLY. FSA staff will work with producers by phone, fax, email and online tools to complete the application process.

The application, payment calculator, and more information about the program are now available online at USDA’s website.

Contact the Burke-McDowell-Caldwell FSA Office at 828-439-9727 Extension 2 to set up an appointment.

Updated CFAP Payment Calculator video