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    From the USDA: Additional Commodities now eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

    An initial list of additional commodities have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Producers will be able to submit applications that include these commodities on Monday, July 13, 2020. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting applications for CFAP through August 28, 2020, which helps offset price declines and additional marketing costs because of the coronavirus pandemic. July 10, 2020
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    USDA and FSA have both added additional flexibilities for producers

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing additional flexibilities for producers to file on acres with failed crops or crops that were prevented from planting because of extreme weather events. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is adding these flexibilities for Notice of Loss on both insured and uninsured crops to enable Service Centers to best assist producers. July 08, 2020
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    AACI Issue Alert - Three important USDA announcements

    On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an AACI Issue Alert around three important press releases that went out last week from the USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Risk Management Agency (RMA). July 07, 2020
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    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - June 29, 2020

    Click here to read the June 29, 2020, AACI Newsletter including general updates on what is happening in congress, Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) updates on distribution, Ag Updates on the extension on new immigration visas through the end of the year, the Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020, the banned sales of Dicamba in the U.S., and the deadlines around ARC and PLC enrollment, and more! Read more! June 29, 2020
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    CFAP $19 billion may still not be enough

    Both agricultural groups and lawmakers have concerns that the CFAP funding will not go far enough. In addition, the first $1.4 billion in CFAP payments have been disbursed to farmers according to the USDA. June 18, 2020
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    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - June 15, 2020

    Click here to read the June 15, 2020, AACI Newsletter including general updates on what is happening in congress, Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) updates on distribution, further COVID-19 updates, and RMA updates to the Livestock Revenue Protection (LRP) program. Read more! June 15, 2020
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    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - June 8, 2020

    Click here to read the June 8, 2020, AACI Newsletter including general updates on what is happening in congress, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) changes signed into law, a Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) update, modifications to the Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) Sales Period, and Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) lending rates for June. Read more! June 10, 2020
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    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter - June 1, 2020

    Click here to read the June 1, 2020, AACI Newsletter including general updates on what is happening in congress, COVID-19 RMA updates to assist producers including extending deadlines and interest deferrals, extending correction times for acreage reporting, and more, also information around the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), USDA's loans to rural businesses, and FSA's expansion on the Disaster Set-Aside Load Provision. Read more! June 02, 2020
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    AACI ISSUE Update - USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Update

    On Friday, May 21, 2020, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an Issue Alert regarding USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) and further resources to provide clarity on specifics of the program. May 22, 2020
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    AACI ISSUE Update - USDA Releases Details on COVID-19 Relief

    On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) issued an Issue Alert on details of their Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to America's farmers and ranchers impacted by the pandemic. Click here to find the USDA's full press release, including details on how to apply. May 19, 2020
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