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Farm Progress America, December 22, 2020

Max Armstrong offers a look at how the sheep industry has been hit by the pandemic

December 22, 2020

Max Armstrong talks wardrobe because he hasn't had the need to buy a new suit lately, which impacts the sheep industry. He shares how the sheep business has been impacted by the pandemic. The industry lost a lot of business when restaurants closed, but there is rising interest from ethnic markets and home cooks, which boosts retail sales. But the industry also relies on wool, which relies on the clothing market, and Max explains the impact

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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