USDA offering additional assistance to farmers, ranchers

An additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19 has been made available.

Sign-up for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) will begin September 21 and run through December 11, 2020. For details on how to register for this program, see the September 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.