Area ag producers receive more than $30 million for COVIDrelated losses


Deadline extended to September 11

A federal program aimed at helping farmers and ranchers who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic has so far paid more than $30 million to producers in Dewey, Ziebach, Corson, Walworth and Perkins counties. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), administered by the USDA’s Farm Service Agency, began accepting applications on May 26 and was to continue until Aug. 28, but the USDA…

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