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Economists Discuss What Post- COVID-19 Could Look Like In Ag Sector

The coronavirus pandemic sent shockwaves through the ag industry and two economists are sharing what they think could happen as the sector recovers.
Purdue University Ag Economist Jayson Lusk projects that retail food prices will continue to fall.
“Mainly because we’ve seen meet prices already start to fall,” he says.
But, he says there will also be scrutiny over anti-competitive behavior.
“There already is a lot of increasing scrutiny over what happened to these price changes—was somebody to blame other than the coronavirus. There are court cases already out there and it will be interesting to see how those play out.” 
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