Coronavirus putting pressure on farming industry’s labor force
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall discusses how the farming industry is under pressure during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Perdue Farms said Saturday that an employee at a processing facility in Georgia has tested positive for the coronavirus.
"Perdue Farms learned today that an Associate at our Perry, Georgia Further Processing facility, who has not been to work for more than a week, has tested positive for COVID-19," the major poultry processing company said in a press release. "The affected Associate is in quarantine for 14 days while still receiving pay and no attendance penalty, and may return to work when approved to do so by a healthcare provider."