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  • Posted on November 11, 2020

    On November 11, 2020, Farmers’ Legal Action Group (FLAG) published the Farmers’ Guide to Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2). CFAP 2 is a completely different program than the first CFAP program, now called CFAP 1. The Farmers’ Guide is a detailed explanation of how CFAP 2 works.  This Guide, and any of its […]

  • Posted on October 23, 2020

    On October 23, 2020, Farmers’ Legal Action Group published an updated Farmers’ Guide to Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). There have been a number of changes to the CFAP program since the first edition of this Guide was published on May 29, 2020 and since our second edition of this Guide was published on June 7th, […]

  • Posted on September 16, 2020

    Here is an updated summary of COVID-19 relief for farmers, published in collaboration with our partners at Farm Aid, the Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative, the Intertribal Agriculture Council, Rural Advancement Foundation-International, and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. Navigating COVID Relief for Farmers updated August 2020 – English Navigating COVID Relief for Farmers updated August […]

  • Posted on September 15, 2020

    On September 15, 2020, Farmers’ Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG), in conjunction with long-time partners Farm Aid and the Rural Advancement Foundation-International (RAFI), updated our guide, “Navigating Disaster Assistance for Farmers,” in response to recent disasters and changes in the programs that provide assistance. There are several programs to help farmers and rural victims of […]

  • Posted on August 4, 2020

    Announcing the third edition of our Farmers’ Guide to COVID-19 Relief, published on August 4, 2020. The First Edition of the Guide was published on April 13, 2020. The Second Edition was published on April 27, 2020. Due to changes in the programs, the Second Edition is quite different than the First Edition. The Third […]

  • Posted on July 9, 2020

    Announcing the ninth volume of the seventh edition of the Farmers’ Guide to Disaster Assistance. “Volume 9: The Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+)” is the ninth in a series of guides that describe the rules for programs such as the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP), Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program […]

  • Posted on June 26, 2020

    The deadline for a COVID-19 relief program that can be useful to many farmers has been extended until August 8, 2020. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is run by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Farmers who have not already applied may want to consider applying for PPP, in part because recent changes to the rules may […]

  • Posted on June 17, 2020

    This 2nd Edition is now archived. On June 17, 2020, Farmers’ Legal Action Group published an updated Farmers’ Guide to Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). There have been a number of changes to the CFAP program since the first edition of this Guide was published on May 29, 2020. These include a new Handbook that USDA released […]

  • Posted on May 29, 2020

    This first edition of this Guide is now archived. Announcing the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This Farmers’ Guide to Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) provides a description of the two main aspects of CFAP—the CFAP Direct Payments Program and the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. This guide will focus on how these programs […]

  • Posted on April 27, 2020

    This 2nd Edition is now archived. On April 27, 2020, Farmers’ Legal Action Group published an updated Farmers’ Guide to COVID-19 Relief. This update reflects program changes and additions signed into law on April 24, 2020 to provide further economic relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. Several of the programs discussed in this Guide are the […]

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