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.