Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Biden Administration Turns to Agriculture for Help in Promoting Vaccines

News / In The News April 23, 2021

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The federal government created the COVID Community Corps to help spread the word about the importance of getting vaccinated. The American Farm Bureau Federation is part of that effort.

"To their credit, when the White House reached out, they acknowledged that they are not going to be the strongest voice necessarily in some rural communities and they need those strong trusted voices," AFBF Vice President of Communications Terri Moore told NPR.

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