How Produce Farmers are Feeling the Effects of the Pandemic

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many retail stores experienced shortages of certain fruits and vegetables because of the disruptions to farm labor and workers in processing. With major crop losses in lettuce, apples, and grapes, new research estimates up to $48 million in losses during this time.

Sour Milk: How Canada May Be a Loser under NAFTA 2.0 (USMCA)

In the new article “Reforming Canada’s Dairy Sector: USMCA and the Issue of Compensation,” released in AEPP, G. Cornelis van Kooten from the University of Victoria looks into the winners and losers of the new trade agreement.