Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

President Duvall on Importance of Immigrant Labor

News / In The News March 25, 2020

Only returning H-2A workers that don't require in-person interviews are being allowed into the United States to work. Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall tells Fox News "After the Bell" why those workers are so important to American agriculture.

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Behind every devastating drop in cattle, corn, ethanol and other crop futures, there are farm and ranch families with suddenly shaky futures.

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From dairy farmers with nowhere to send their milk and cattle ranchers reeling from plummeting beef prices, the impact of the coronavirus is rippling through farm country. Corn, cotton and soybean futures have tumbled, ethanol plants have been idled, and some fruit and vegetable farmers are finding their best option is leaving produce in the field.

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