Coronavirus Aid to Farmers Tops $20 Billion

 

By Chuck Abbott, Successful Farming

Agriculture.com - 11/17/2020

 

The Trump administration has paid $20.5 billion to farmers and ranchers in coronavirus relief since the pandemic struck the United States last winter, said USDA data on Monday. Iowa was the leading recipient with a combined $1.9 billion, or more than 9 percent of the money.

 

Nebraska ranked second in overall receipts, $1.4 billion, followed by California, 41.35 billion, and Minnesota, $1.3 billion. Cattle led among commodities with payments totaling $6.54 billion, followed by corn with $4.56 billion.

 

The money was disbursed through two iterations of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program...

 

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