USDA to provide $16 billion in assistance to farmers and ranchers, purchase $3 billion in agricultural products
May 4, 2020
Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the $19 billion Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to support farmers and ranchers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This program includes:
•$16 billion in direct payments for farmers and ranchers, funded using the $9.5...