Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

“There’s No Shame in Sharing Your Issues with Others”

News / In The News September 15, 2020

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"We’re trying to do everything we can to erase the stigma that goes along with mental health issues and try to make people feel more comfortable with coming out and talking about their problems, which is a very difficult thing for a farmer to do," AFBF President Zippy Duvall said in an interview with Guideposts Magazine. "There’s no shame in sharing your issues with others.”

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Congress recently passed an extension of the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus, also known as WHIP+, in the recent continuing resolution to fund the government. Chad Smith has more on what that means for eligible producers.

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USDA released its monthly World Agriculture Supply and Demand report Tuesday. Micheal Clements shares the highlights.

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