Lucas Joins Colleagues Advocating Flexibility for Oklahoma’s Cattle Producers

Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK- 03) joined Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-01), Rep. Mike Conaway (TX-11), and 48 of his House Republican colleagues in urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow cattle producers that sold cattle after April 15, 2020 to be made eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments for sales. “For some cow/calf and stocker producers, the spring sale of calves is the only income from their cattle herd for the year, and now any who sold after April 15 are immediately harmed by USDA’s program design. According to USDA Agricultural Marketing…

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