May 22, 2020
USDA recently announced details of the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) which will open for enrollment on May 26, 2020. CFAP will provide $16 billion in aid to farmers who suffered economic losses due to the pandemic. NSAC is glad to see relief begin to flow to farmers, but there are several shortcomings in the program that will make it more difficult for some farmers to seek relief. In this blog, we break down what farmers need to know about this new program.
March 25, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric DeebleNational Sustainable Agriculture Coalitionedeeble@sustainableagriculture.net RELEASE: NSAC Applauds First Step Toward Aid for Farmers in Senate Pandemic Package National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Commends Congress for Important First Step Toward Supporting Farmers During the COVID-19 Pandemic Washington, DC, March 25, 2020 – Today, Senate leadership announced a bipartisan deal on a new […]
July 15, 2016
Over the last few days, farmers from across the country have come to Washington to speak with their Senators and Representatives about the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that help them employ conservation measures on their farms, create business and financial plans, and much more. With Congress set to leave town today for a […]