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USDA’s Discrimination Financial Assistance Program: Upcoming Webinar

December 7, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Register here! 

MDAR is hosting a webinar on December 7th at 1pm on USDA’s Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP) – a new program, authorized by Section 22007(e) of the Inflation Reduction Act, that will provide financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners who experienced discrimination in USDA farm lending programs prior to 2021.

The ability to qualify to receive a portion of the $2.2 billion compensation fund is available for individuals who:

  • Experienced discrimination, prior to January 1, 2021, by the USDA in its farm lending programs, which are currently administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA).
  • Are currently debtors with assigned or assumed USDA farm lending debt that was the subject of USDA discrimination that occurred prior to January 1, 2021.

Applications must be submitted by January 13th, 2024.

To register for the webinar on December 7th at 1 PM, please visit this webpage.

For translation/interpretation services, please submit your request to by December 4th. Requests made after December 4th will be considered but may not be possible to fill.


December 7, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)