COVID-19, Agricultural Research, and Food Supply Chains with Dr. Gary Pierzynski


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“Research and Funding in the Time of COVID‐19” with Dr. Gary Pierzynski.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption worldwide, with research projects, schools, grocery stores, and more all impacted. Dr. Gary Pierzynski, the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, has seen much of this disruption in his day to day work and the research conducted across the college. This episode, we discuss the current and predicted impacts of COVID-19 in agriculture, agricultural research, food supply chains, and more.

Listen to learn:

  • What are the four pieces of the food supply chain?
  • What present impacts are we seeing from COVID-19 on agriculture and agricultural research?
  • How will agriculture and agricultural research change moving forward from the pandemic?
  • How can we build resiliency into our food supply chains, agriculture, and research?

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