Kansas farmers still working despite virus outbreak

While much of the nation has shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers are still at work. Still, the tumbling economy has hurt the ag industry, too, experts said.

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State News

April 22, 2020 - 10:13 AM

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Only eight souls live on the square-mile section where Jeff Hatfield farms south of Wichita: him, his wife, daughter, son-in-law, three grandchildren and a neighbor.

The coronavirus pandemic still managed to find him.

Not, thankfully, in the form of sickness. For him, the virus’s toll is the damage to his business.

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