Today's DriveTime features new action on farm labor, the rising number of cases at a pork processing facility, and how the virus is impacting demand for some key facets of agriculture.
Pork producers expect to lose $5 billion from COVID-19 outbreak, livestock haulers face logistical nightmare transporting animals to processing plants, and corn planting gets off to a slow start. Hear more in today’s DriveTime with Ben Nuelle.
News of processing capacity issues in the beef and pork sectors hit the headlines today, leaving an economist to wonder what lies ahead. More on that and an update from the campaign trail in today's DriveTime.
President Donald Trump offered comments on aid headed for producers. More on that and an update on the dairy industry in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic in today's DriveTime.
An effort to add funds to a major COVID-19 recovery plan fell short today. More on that and a look at some key market figures during the pandemic in today's DriveTime.
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue offered a status update on where USDA stands in distributing COVID-19 aid to producers. More on that and an update on USDA's investigation into the beef markets in today's DriveTime.