May 28, 2020
Dr. Kynda Curtis, Professor and USU Extension Food/Ag Marketing Specialist at Utah State University, discusses how COVID-19 is impacting local food systems. Specifically, she discusses how smaller-scale farmers and ranchers have been impacted, consumer reactions, and how producers have pivoted in response to market forces. She provides resources for local food in Nevada, as well as possible policy changes that could be made to assist local farmers.
May 19, 2020
COVID-19 continues to alter the ag commodity markets, and for this week, University of Nevada Center for Economic Development researcher Malieka Bordigioni gives an update on livestock commodities.
April 22, 2020
Dr. Tom Harris, Malieka Bordigioni and Mike Helmar talk about COVID-19 impacts on agriculture in Nevada, particularly supply chain issues, processors, and supply and demand of milk products.
April 15, 2020
Shannon Neibergs, Extension Economist from the School of Economic Sciences at Washington State University Extension, provides an economic outlook for agricultural products in Nevada in the wake of COVID-19.
April 8, 2020
Dr. Tom Harris, Mike Helmar, and Malieka Bordigioni discuss crop prices, supply chain disruption, what a recession could look like and what resources are available to small businesses and agricultural producers.