Saturday, August 8, 2020
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The Farmers to Families Food Box program was supposed to fill gaps in the food supply chain. Instead, in some areas, it's created more headaches.

More than $22.1 million went to Ohio farmers, $32.5 million to Pennsylvania farmers and $1.5 million to West Virginia in direct payments through CFAP.

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue visited western Pennsylvania to lend a hand with the Farmers to Families Food Box distribution.

Guidelines are out for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program that will give direct payments to farmers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Farmers impacted by COVID-19 are getting $19 billion in aid from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but some industries say it's not enough.

State officials, ag commodity groups and others want a piece of the $9.5 billion pie Sonny Perdue is set to dish out as part of federal coronavirus relief.

The nutrition labels on some foods have changed and will soon change on other foods to meet new USDA rules. Here's what you need to know about the changes.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture officially announced the launch of federal hemp program, with the release of the program’s first draft of regulations.

The USDA released reports Aug. 12 confirming the historically-dire planting situation and correcting previous estimates.

Farmers can hay, graze or cut cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage on prevented plant acres on or after Sept. 1 and still maintain eligibility for their full 2019 prevented planting indemnity.
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