Stay-at-home orders and social distancing policies are not only disrupting how restaurants operate, but also the supply chains that support them. Missouri Farm Bureau president Blake Hurst says with more demand for home-cooked meals, producers will have to adapt and quickly.

Hurst says while coronavirus has presented new problems for ag to tackle, several of the same problems from last year still loom, especially for farmers along flood-prone waterways.

Missouri Farm Bureau president Blake Hurst added that another problem that has faced farm families for years—rural broadband access—is now more evident with students completing their classes online for the forseeable future.