Rural Issue

The impact Covid-19 could have on agriculture

Covid-19 has been dominating all of the news channels, but there have been questions about how the virus could impact the ag sector.

Dr. Jim Lowe is a professor of veterinary clinical medicine at the University of Illinois and is an expert on infectious disease management for animals. He says while there is no direct threat to animal health, there are concerns for the entire agriculture sector.

Following a recent farmdoc webinar, Dr. Lowe spoke with Brownfield Ag News about the concerns the coronavirus pandemic creates for agriculture and why it is a good time to live in Rural America.

AUDIO: Jim Lowe, professor of veterinary clinical medicine at the University of Illinois

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