Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

US Food Supply Chain Adapts to Pandemic Shifts

Viewpoints / Farmside Chat September 7, 2020

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, employee safety and the security of the food supply have been top priorities of farmers and food companies as the challenges of this crisis have unfolded. FMI President and CEO Leslie Sarasin and South Carolina farmer Chalmers Carr chat with AFBF President Zippy Duvall about what’s next as the food chain adapts to major shifts in demand, as well as efforts on the farm and in local grocery stores to protect frontline employees.

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