Max Armstrong shares some key numbers on the economic impact of agriculture in the United States. According to USDA's Economic Research Service, 22 million full- and part-time jobs are related to agriculture and food sectors, about 11% of U.S. employment. Max shares more insight on the numbers and many are involved in food service, drastically affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.
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