Breakdown of the CFAP Payments

Farmers receive nearly $3 billion dollars of the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments.

Here is the breakdown of the $16 billion dollars in direct payments, so far:

  • $1.4 billion dollars to livestock
  • $758 million dollars to row crops
  • $667 million for dairy
  • $53 million to specialty crops

Iowa leads the nation with $314 million dollars in payments: $150 million went to livestock and $114 million for row crops.

Wisconsin received $218 million dollars with the bulk of it going to dairy producers.