Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Farmers Brace for Economic Hit From Coronavirus

News / In The News March 26, 2020

"This will be a wallop," reports POLITICO.

“These type of black swan events, you can’t anticipate it,” said John Newton, chief economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation. “It’s a shock to the global economy. We will rebound and recover — it’s just a matter of how long’s the drag on this.”

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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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