Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Coronavirus Creates Food Supply Challenges

News / In The News April 6, 2020

USA Today reports a change in consumer purchases because of coronavirus is creating snags in the food supply chain.

"There will be enough food produced on the farm," said Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation. But "there’s a lot of things that happen to the food before it gets to the consumer, whether it be in processing or transportation. If this thing was to get worse, what problems come along with that? None of us really know."

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