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AGDAILY, 3/1/2020
“….The fallout from an ongoing labor shortage facing the U.S. pork industry and other agriculture sectors could significantly worsen due to the impact of COVID-19, the National Pork Producers Council said in a letter to U.S. government officials today. NPPC’s concerns regarding COVID-19 are labor specific. There is no evidence that pigs can contract the virus….”

“….It is now nearly impossible to predict the impact that the virus might have, but some signs are already visible. Those include trade limitations, market fluctuations, production chain disruption, unpredictable demand, and workforce shortages. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most disruptive processes this virus causes and try to understand what farmers should expect in the nearest future….”

Read more: https://www.agdaily.com/news/coronavirus-affecting-rural-america/

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