CFAP Direct to Producer Payments

Applying for Direct Payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Are you a farmer or rancher whose operation has been directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic?

USDA began taking applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program starting Tuesday, May 26 and will continue through August 28, 2020. USDA Service Centers are open for business by phone appointment only.  Call your Rhode Island FSA county office at (401) 828-3120 Ext 2. to schedule an appointment.  Find more information at

Click HERE for more information on how to prepare to apply.