The University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as part of a multi-regional study funded by the USDA, have launched a survey to assess and quantify the impacts of COVID-19 on the farm and food communities in the two-state region. The survey includes questions about production, income, financing, staffing, procurement, distribution and sales.D-19 on the food and ag ecosystems in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete and results will be aggregated for confidentiality. The survey should be completed by a business owner, manager or professional who has knowledge about company sales, staffing and COVID-19 policies.
Individuals completing the survey (one per business) can opt into a drawing for a $200 gift certificate to Target or Amazon.
Click here to begin the survey.
The information you provide will help assess the larger impact of COVID-19 on the agriculture and food production industries in the two-state region and across the nation. The survey results will inform decisions made by policymakers and help establish a roadmap for moving forward.
Please feel free to share this survey with relevant parties.