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Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

PRESENTATION July 9, 2020

Speaker / Author

John Newton, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation

Dr. Newton is the Chief Economist for American Farm Bureau Federation, the largest organization of independent farmers in the United States. In this role, Dr. Newton is responsible for the management of Farm Bureau’s economics department and coordinates and conducts analyses used for the development and advocacy of Farm Bureau policy on Capitol Hill. Prior to joining Farm Bureau, Newton was an agricultural economist for the United States Department of Agriculture and was detailed to both the Senate Agriculture Committee and the USDA Office of the Chief Economist. Following his service to USDA and the Congressional Committee, Dr. Newton was an ... Read More