COVID-19 Aid Available To Coffee Farmers


Coffee farmers can now receive federal relief, with the crop recently becoming eligible for the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

The program provides producers with financial assistance that gives farmers the ability to absorb some of the increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on Sept. 17 that the USDA would expand the program and include coffee. The first round of CFAP funding ran May 26 to Sept. 11.

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