Farmers get $1.96 billion from new coronavirus program

In the two weeks since the USDA began accepting applications for coronavirus relief, it has paid $1.96 billion to farmers and ranchers through the so-called CFAP2, according to data released on Thursday. The average payment was $20,639 on the 94,959 applications approved for assistance. The Midwest dominated CFAP2 payments, with five states receiving $856 million… » Read More

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