Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

President Duvall Appears on Shark Farmer Podcast: Encourages Farmers to Talk About Mental Health

News / In The News March 11, 2020

The Shark Farmer podcast featured AFBF President Zippy Duvall talking about Farm Bureau’s efforts to help farmers who are experiencing stress and mental health issues — either directly or by having a friend or family member in distress. Host Rob Sharkey is an Illinois farmer. Listen here.

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Farmers are invited to submit nominations for the 2021 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest, with support from Purina.

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The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) goes into effect tomorrow, at a crucial time for farmers and ranchers struggling to recover from COVID-19 losses and a depressed agricultural economy. The expected $2 billion annual increase in U.S. agricultural exports and overall increase of $65 billion in gross domestic product will provide a welcome boost.

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