Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Farm Bureau Asks Lawmakers to Send Help to Rural America

News / In The News June 11, 2020

The American Farm Bureau Federation is asking Congress to send aid to farmers in the next COVID-19 relief package. Farmers and ranchers across the country are facing devastating losses because of the pandemic.

Progressive Farmer reports the decline in commodity values alone for 2019, 2020 and 2021 add up to nearly $60 billion.

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A coalition of more than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections this week regarding EPA’s rule to revoke all tolerances of the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Micheal Clements shares what the rule means for agriculture.

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An American Farm Bureau Federation program connects farmers and ranchers to those who are food insecure. Micheal Clements shares more.

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