Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Ag Exports Thrive Despite Pandemic

News / In The News November 6, 2020

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U.S. agricultural exports have generated more than $270 billion for the U.S. economy since 2019, proving resilient during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

“Today, more than 20 percent of what U.S. farmers produce is exported,” American Farm Bureau Economist Veronica Nigh told AgDaily. “America continues to be in a strong position, especially as things normalize after COVID-19.”

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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall Thursday told lawmakers farmers are part of the solution to climate change. Micheal Clements shares how farmers are already contributing to climate smart practices and how they can help in the future.

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Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, my name is Zippy Duvall. I am a third-generation farmer and president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, and I am pleased to offer this testimony, on behalf of the American Farm Bureau Federation and Farm Bureau members across this country.

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