Tracking COVID-19 Outbreaks On Farms

This digital map shows locations of COVID-19 outbreaks on US farms and meat processing sites as reported in local news, state health authorities or the agriculture companies. A Purdue University professor says an estimated 9,000 agricultural workers have died of COVID-19. 

Farmers Ask For ‘Right To Repair’

SPRINGFIELD — Legislation backed by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group would require farming equipment manufacturers to make software required for repairs available to consumers for purchase. House Bill 3061, introduced as the “Digital Right to Repair Act” in February by Democratic Rep. Michelle Mussman of Schaumburg, would mandate that manufacturers, by 2022, provide farmers […]