How the COVID-19 pandemic is sending American agriculture into chaos

PBS NewsHour

Apr 20, 2020

COVID-19 is disrupting agriculture on many levels. The Trump administration recently announced it will spend $19 billion to help farmers. But they aren’t the only group in need of support — undocumented immigrants are roughly half of American farmworkers, and they have been excluded from the federal aid. Stephanie Sy reports and talks to agriculture reporter Amy Mayer of Iowa Public Radio.


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