Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

New Tool Maps the Economic Impact of Immigration

News / FBNews March 3, 2017

The New American Economy recently launched an interactive tool, illustrating the boost immigrants provide to their local economies. Using "Map the Impact," visitors can click on their state or enter a ZIP code to quickly see the stats on tax dollars , spending power and new businesses that immigrants are bringing to their city or region.

NAE also provides social media tools so you can easily share stats and graphics or tweet your local representative about the importance of immigration in your district.  And if you're looking for economic impact stats specific to ag, check out AFBF's 2014 study.

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Thirty-one agriculture organizations and businesses are calling on the U.S. Small Business Administration to include agricultural businesses in the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, as intended by Congress in the CARES Act.

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Spending long days in their fields, barns and orchards alongside their family and workers, farmers always have health and safety top of mind – and even more so now as the nation works together to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

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