05-21-20 Audio Available – Farm Credit Council Discussion with Fruit, Vegetable Producers

Audio Available – Farm Credit Council Discussion with Fruit, Vegetable Producers

If you missed today’s discussion or want to use audio clips from it, please visit https://farmcredit.com/FromtheFarmGate for the audio file and more information on the panelists. We expect to upload the video file this evening.

Toby Basore from the largest lettuce farm east of the Mississippi River, Sean Gilbert from an apple/cherry/stone fruit operation in Washington and Savannah Gillis Turner from a diversified onion and green chile farm in New Mexico shared their insights into the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed labor and market issues, along with their plans for the future.

If you have questions for the panelists or more broadly for Farm Credit, please reach out to me at markhayes@fccouncil.com.

Thank you again for your interest, and please stay tuned as we look to bring other groups of farmers and ranchers to you through this format.

Mark Hayes

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Premier Farm Credit is part of the Farm Credit Council is the umbrella organization that all Farm Credit associations operate under. The CEO’s listed from Yosemite, AgSouth and FC of Mid America lead ‘sister’ associations to Premier Farm Credit in different parts of the country. Learn more online at https://premieraca.com/