Understanding Hemp/CBD In Iowa

What is Hemp; What is CBD?   Hemp is a type of Cannabis Sativa plant, while CBD is a naturally occurring chemical found within the plant itself. CBD (cannabidiol) is usually produced using the hemp plant, rather than the marijuana plant, which is another type of Cannabis Sativa. Hemp plants contain more CBD and less THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the... Read More

Producers Receive Additional Relief for 2020 Crop Year with CFAP 2

  The USDA released a Final Rule to announce the second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) on Friday, September 18, 2020. Applications will be accepted through county FSA offices from Monday, September 21 through December 11, 2020, or until the allocated $14 billion runs out. So, what’s CFAP 2, and how does it compare to... Read More

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program – CFAP

  The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) announced very high-level details regarding the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (“CFAP”) on April 17, 2020. The CFAP is designed to provide money directly to crop and livestock producers to solidify the food chain during COVID-19. Finally, one month after the initial release, the USDA has... Read More