Shell eggs, dried egg products now eligible for CFAP payments

September 24, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) added shell eggs and dried egg products to the list of commodities eligible for payments under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). USDA had previously made liquid and frozen …

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Senate fails to pass COVID-19 bill

September 10, 2020

The Senate voted, 52-47, on the approximately $650 billion COVID-19 relief package on Thursday, falling short of the 60 votes needed. The Delivering Immediate Relief to America’s Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act would have …

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Negotiations continue on next COVID-19 bill

August 27, 2020

In a sign of continued interest in exploring a path towards a COVID deal, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows visited the Capitol on Saturday, reportedly to meet with members to build support for …

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Some egg products eligible for CFAP payments

August 27, 2020

The USDA has determined that liquid and frozen eggs are eligible for payments under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP compensates producers for price losses that occurred earlier in the year due to the …

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Additional $1B for Farmers to Families Food Box Program

August 27, 2020

This week, USDA announced an additional $1 billion for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program as part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The third round will put more emphasis on food …

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