Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

President Duvall: Pandemic Part of Farm Economy “Perfect Storm”

News / In The News May 20, 2020

Farmers and ranchers are eligible for up to $250,000 in federal aid from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. The USDA will distribute a total of $16 billion in direct payments to farmers.

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss the importance of keeping America's farms afloat, calling the pandemic part of a perfect storm hitting American agriculture.

Watch the interview here.

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AFBF’s Promotion & Education Committee recently announced the opening of registration for the 2020 Farm Bureau Virtual Target: Trust Engagement Training.

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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall will be among several leaders from the food and agriculture industry discussing ways to safeguard global food security, improve consumer health and conserve resources during Reuters Events’ Food Chain Connect 2020, Nov. 5-6.

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