Farm Country Update to Feature Producer Perspectives on Food Supply Chain Disruption

Lenexa, Kan., (April 27, 2020) — The mounting crisis facing America’s food chain due to COVID-19 will be the focus of the next Farm Country Update from Farm Journal. “Caught in the Food Supply Gap—Why are Farmers Dumping Milk and Breaking Eggs?” is set for this Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 3 p.m. CDT.

The live digital event will focus on the challenges farmers and ranchers face in getting products from the farm to the hands of consumers. Farm Journal’s Clinton Griffiths will moderate the event.

Panelists include:

  • Rob Barley, Star Rock Farms, Conestoga, Penn.
  • Jeff George, Finney County Feedyard, Garden City, Kan.
  • Shay Myers, Owyhee Produce, Parma, Idaho
  • Jimmy Tosh,Tosh Farms, Henry, Tenn.

“These producers have a front-row seat to the evolving challenges in today’s food supply chain,” 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 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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