Impact of COVID-19 on Nebraska Agricultural Economics

Journal: Modern Economics & Management Forum DOI: 10.32629/memf.v3i4.1027

Jiarui Han, Vijendra Boken

University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA


COVID-19 spread rapidly in 2020 in many states including Nebraska. Many businesses, small or big, suffered significant economic losses due to the pandemic as businesses closed or remained restricted. Demand and supply chains are destructed in a particular extent, which has an impact on workers and food supply chain. This impacted pricing of agricultural produce. Besides, many elderly farmers contracted the virus and some of them died, which may have negatively impacted the agricultural operations. The present study examines the impact of COVID-19 on farming, poultry, crop yields and prices of agricultural products in 2020.


COVID-19, business, demand and supply chains, agricultural, farmers, agricultural operations


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