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Food producers encouraged to apply for assistance program

 

June 4, 2020



Doug Miyamoto, Director of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, announced last week that applications are now being taken for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), an initiative that aims to support farmers and ranchers whose operation has been impacted by the pandemic.

Unlike some programs initiated by the CARES Act, Miyamoto said, this one is designed specifically for ag and provides “an avenue for direct payments”.

COVID-19 has disrupted domestic and international markets, he said, and we have all watched what’s happened with meat plants. On the other hand, said Miyamot...



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