Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

AFBF’s Duvall Joins Other Industry Leaders to Discuss the Future of Food

News / FBNews August 10, 2020

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall will be among several leaders from the food and agriculture industry discussing ways to safeguard global food security, improve consumer health and conserve resources during Reuters Events’ Food Chain Connect 2020, Nov. 5-6.

The free, online event will give 5,000-plus business leaders from across the food chain a platform to discuss the changing landscape of food production, supply and retail, according to Reuters Events.

“Consumer interest in all things related to food has long been on the rise, but the onset of COVID-19 and all the ways it upended our daily lives, including how we feed ourselves and our families, has taken that interest to a whole new level. There is no better time for farmers, ranchers and the many others involved in feeding the nation to discuss how we build upon our many successes in production, efficiency and sustainability,” said Duvall.

Over two days of live broadcasts, the conference will bring together leading corporate CEOs and senior business leaders alongside government representatives, nongovernmental organizations, investors and technology providers to share insights and tangible strategies related to food production, supply and distribution.

Register for Food Chain Connect, Nov. 5-6, here.

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