Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Effect of COVID-19 on agriculture in the USA - Steve Werblow (May 2020)

COVID-19 has disrupted agriculture around the world. One of the major international rural powerhouses is the USA and this country is finding the pandemic-influenced broken agricultural product supply chain is not easy to fix.

Oregon based agricultural journalist, Steve Werblow says the USA is currently experiencing an unusual combination of consumers having to pay high prices for agricultural products, while at the same time farmers are placed in a situation of receiving low prices.

As part of a series of snapshots of agriculture around the globe, Steve Werblow explains the upsetting situation in the USA to ABC Landline's Prue Adams.

Click here to view Prue Adams' ABC Landline interview with Steve Werblow