COVID-19 CASES AMONG AGRICULTURAL WORKERS
This dashboard shows the estimated number of agricultural workers with COVID-19. The map and table show the total number of COVID cases in each state.
The vulnerability of the supply of an agricultural commodity to risks such as COVID-19 depend on the number of farmers and agricultural workers affected, the location of affected workers, the crops and animals that are grown in the most impacted regions, and the degree to which production is concentrated in a particular geographic region.
HOW TO USE THE DASHBOARD
Click on a state to see a more detailed county-level map with the estimated number of farm and agricultural workers with COVID-19.
Expected Number of Agricultural Workers with COVID-19: calculated at the county level as (Total Agricultural Workers divided by Population) multiplied by (Confirmed COVID-19 Cases).
The dashboard makes use of three datasets: (1) John Hopkins University data on the number of COVID cases in each U.S. county; (2) Each county’s total population from 2010 U.S. Census; and (3) U.S. Department of Agriculture data on the number of farmers and hired farm workers in each county.
Diane Berg, Hope Foley, Ranveer Chandra, Jayson Lusk
March 20, 2020