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Co-sponsored by Cornell CALS and the New York Farm Bureau

The pandemic has had a devastating impact on many New York farmers. While the full economic impact of COVID-19 and USDA assistance is yet to be fully understood, this online forum discusses the economic situation for New York farms and the regional food supply chain in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderated by Julie Suarez, associate dean of Land-Grant Affairs and Jeff Williams, director of public policy of NYFB, the forum included presentations and insight by the following Cornell CALS partners:

  • Miguel Gomez, the Robert G. Robin Professor of Food Marketing 
  • Elizabeth Higgins, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Eastern NY Horticulture Team
  • Andrew Novakovic, the E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics Emeritus 
  • Bradley Rickard, the Ruth and William Morgan Associate Professor in Applied Economics and Management 
  • Richard Stup, agricultural specialist, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Program
  • Christopher Wolf, the E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics

Date & Time

May 18, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Contact Information

Julie Suarez, Associate Dean, Land-Grant Affairs

  • jcs433 [at]

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