Date: Mar 19, 2020
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Yesterday, WG and a coalition of more than 40 organizations representing the spectrum of U.S. agriculture issued a letter to President Trump seeking his assistance in ensuring a continued steady supply of U.S.-produced food, fiber, feed and fuel amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The letter notes the challenges American agriculture faced in 2019 – including severe weather and global trade issues – and suggests that heading into the 2020 spring planting season, the industry confronts additional uncertainties in light of government efforts to curb the spread of the outbreak.

As President Trump considers additional steps to restrict movement to protect our nation from COVID-19, the letter asks his Administration, “to be mindful of the food, feed, and agricultural supply chain and workforce impacts on the ability of U.S. agriculture to meet the needs of consumers.”

Click here to read the full letter.

WG Staff Contact

Cory Lunde
Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives & Communications
949-885-2264

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