Farm Progress America, April 13, 2020

Max Armstrong offers a warning from a major processor regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the nation's food supply

April 13, 2020

Max Armstrong shares insight from the president of Smithfield Foods on the supply of food after the closing of the Sioux Falls, S.D. processing facility. The operation is closed indefinitely. The plant is supplied by 550 farms and processes 20,000 hogs per day. The head of the company warned of challenges to the food supply.

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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