As of last week, USDA paid out just over $6 billion of the $16 billion in CFAP payments. One agricultural economist says without the full $16 billion, lower CFAP payments could change net farm income projections.
Thirty-two million food boxes have been delivered as part of USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program. The Food Bank of Northern Indiana shows how the program is making a difference in people’s lives.
President Donald Trump and USDA released the rules for direct payments under the Coronavirus Food Aid Program at the White House Tuesday. Enrollment will start May 26 with initial payments to follow the week after.