How Coronavirus will impact food supply with Ag Economist Jayson Lusk


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Vance Crowe and Jayson Lusk describe how the agricultural supply chain is intricately tied together, and how there are dangers that cannot be foreseen when central control starts demanding that exports halt and the government has enacted war-time powers to direct companies to produce specific goods.
Jayson Lusk is an economist, Distinguished Professor and Department Head in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. He authors books and articles related to contemporary food policy issues.
This is the 25th interview in the ongoing series of Coronavirus perspectives. I believe that society will have the rules re-written when we come out of this global pandemic and it is important to hear how various individuals and industries are handling themselves amidst the crisis.
This series seeks to reveal many perspectives that will otherwise be ignored by both mainstream media and you might not see on your social media channels.

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