Next Coronavirus relief package

October 8, 2020

Last week, House Democrats released a revised HEROS Act, reducing the total coronavirus relief package to $2.2 trillion. While the White House has sought to keep the price tag at $1.5 trillion and even lower …

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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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HEALS Act versus HEROS Act

August 6, 2020

Last week, Senate Republicans released the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability, Schools Act (HEALS Act). Since then, Senator McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Secretary Mnuchin, and White House Chief of Staff Meadows have been meeting to …

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

June 11, 2020

Last week, after the Senate passed by Unanimous Consent H.R. 7010, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020. The PPP Flexibility Act will provide farms and businesses more flexibility in how …

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

April 23, 2020

Secretary Perdue announced a new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to support farmers and ranchers through the coronavirus pandemic. The $19 billion package including direct payments to agricultural producers for actual losses across a broad …

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