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Over $7 Billion Paid in CFAP 2 Payments

During the first month of the signup period, USDA approved more than $7 billion in the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. Through CFAP 2, USDA is making $14 billion of assistance available to farmers and ranchers. Iowa received more payments than any other states with $778 million. A total of $510 million has gone out to Minnesota farmers. A total of $352 million in CFAP 2 payments were made in the first month of enrollment in South Dakota. North Dakota farmers received $246 million. The Farm Service Agency is taking CFAP 2 applications through December 11.