SDARL Board Member Craig Schaunaman was featured in an article in the TriState Neighbor on the impact of COVID -19 on agriculture. The story highlights a presentation by Dr. David Kohl to the South Dakota Farmers Union, who called the pandemic a “black swan event” that creates volatility in extremes, from prices for farmers to costs for consumers.
Craig Schaunaman farms near Aberdeen and is former Director of the South Dakota Farm Service Agency
Craig was quoted as echoing Dr. Kohl’s comments about sticking to a marketing plan. He stressed the importance of knowing the cost of production and using it to guide marketing decisions. You can read the entire story HERE.