Financial Resources

USDA Extends Deadline for Two Revenue Loss Programs

  • May 28, 2023

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the June 2 deadline for the Emergency Relief Program Phase Two and Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program to July 14. In addition, the USDA Farm Service Agency has partnered with organizations to assist applicants with the ERP and PARP process.

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USDA Launches Additional Supports for Organic Growers

  • May 16, 2023

To help organic producers mitigate risk, assist growers with the costs associated with transitioning to organic production and expand the organic market, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has supports in place as part of its Organic Transition Initiative.

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Learn more about USDA Disaster Assistance

  • Apr 17, 2023

An online recording of the “California Disaster Assistance Webinar” is now available online. The USDA is also hosting another virtual question-and-answer session concerning USDA disaster assistance on April 20.

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 Deadline Extended

  • Mar 25, 2023

The deadline to apply for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 financial assistance has been extended to March 31, 2023. CFAP 2 is designed to provide producers with financial assistance with increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Application Available for 2023 On-farm Food Safety Expenses Assistance

  • Jan 24, 2023

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Certification for Specialty Crops program provides specialty crop producers with financial assistance for certain on-farm food safety program expenses. The 2023 application will become available on February 1, 2023.

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Grant Writing Workshop Available for Growers

  • Nov 04, 2022

California avocado growers may attend a free virtual Farmer and Rancher Grant Writing Workshop designed for both new and veteran producers. Learn more.

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