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Farm Progress America, April 3, 2020

Max Armstrong looks at key ag and food numbers and offers insight into the impact on the industry by coronavirus

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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