Farm Country Update to Feature Industry Expert Insights on Short- and Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Lenexa, Kan., (May 11, 2020) — From on-farm production to keeping food on grocery store shelves, the impacts of COVID-19 have been felt in every segment of America’s agriculture and food supply systems. The short- and long-term effects of the pandemic are the focus of Farm Journal’s next Farm Country Update “From Sprint to Marathon — The Economic, Supply Chain and Political Impacts of COVID-19 on U.S. Agriculture,” which is set for Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 3 p.m. CDT.

The live digital event will focus on the challenges all segments of agriculture are facing today, as well as what the “new” normal might look like in the months — and even years — to come. Farm Journal’s Chip Flory, host of AgriTalk, will moderate the event.

Panelists include:

  • Dan Basse, President, AgResource Company
  • Paul Neiffer, CPA/Business Adviser, CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Jim Wiesemeyer, Policy Analyst, ProFarmer

“These panelists will share unique perspectives on how COVID-19 is not only changing our world today, but how it will continue to change the way we operate as an industry going forward,” said Charlene Finck, President of Farm Journal. “Their experiences and perspectives will be valuable to the entire agri-food value chain as we work together to keep America’s farmers farming and everyone who plays a role in our food supply moving forward.”

Registration for this digital event is free to anyone who would like to attend.


About Farm Journal

Farm Journal is the nation’s leading business information and media company serving the agricultural market. Started 144 years ago with the preeminent Farm Journal magazine, the company serves the row crop, livestock, produce and retail sectors through branded websites, eNewsletters and phone apps; business magazines; live events including conferences, seminars and tradeshows; nationally broadcasted television and radio programs; a robust mobile text marketing business; and an array of data-driven paid information products. Farm Journal also is the majority shareholder of the online equipment marketplace, Machinery Pete LLC. In 2010, the company established the non-profit, public charity Farm Journal Foundation dedicated to sustaining agriculture’s ability to meet the vital needs of a growing population through education and empowerment.

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