Beef Cattle Producers to Receive CFAP Funds Soon, Says NCBA's Ethan Lane

 

Oklahoma Farm Report

02 Apr 2021

 

Ethan Lane, NCBA vice president of government affairs, is pleased to see beef cattle producers are going to be receiving CFAP funds soon, as promised by Congress.

 

For the cattle industry we are pleased they are going to follow the plan laid out in December and process that $1.4 billion in the next 30 days or so, Lane said.

 

Thatís progress and welcome support for our producers out in the country who didnít get as much last spring, Lane said.

 

Different segments of agriculture will have different aspects of the program to work with as Lane said USDA officials will have to reexamine if there has been an equitable distribution of funds.

 

The cattle portion is out of that mix because statutory language is specific to how to distribute that money to cattle producers, Lane said.

 

It sounds to me like...

 

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