Coronavirus Updates

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers call for an adjustment in the newly invoked travel restrictions that were put in place this week. The new rules put in place to combat COVID-19 are necessarily far-reaching but have also put our food value chain at risk. It is estimated that Canada needs approximately 60,000 foreign workers for the agriculture sector, over 1,400...
Argo Tractors has released a new press about May 4th Activity re-starting. Here is the full text. The activity of Argo Tractors re-starts from Monday, May the 4th. Since current week some departments are already working, to be ready for a recovery that will include the adoption of internal measures and protocols to protect the health and safety of all...
Huron Tractor has released a press-release about Covid-19 updating their customers To our Valued Customers: As the concern around COVID-19 intensifies, we want to update you on how we’re monitoring and responding to this situation. Health and safety for customers, staff, and families is of the utmost importance during this challenging time. We’re committed to taking direction from our federal and provincial health...
Through internal crowdsourcing of the best designs, materials and assembly techniques, Volvo Construction Equipment employees are producing face shields and ear guards for local front line healthcare workers. Putting speed to need, in less than one month a cross-functional task force, led by colleagues in the Technology team, prototyped and have delivered more than 1600 face shields and ear guards...
Over two-thirds of the Company’s production sites around the world are operational, albeit at a reduced rate, and the vast majority are expected to reopen by the end of May. CNH Industrial today announced that the resumption of manufacturing operations is proceeding according to plan, and follows all COVID-19 health and safety protocols on a global basis. Central to this...
The “They will keep by your side, in every challenge” campaign consists of a one-minute video where AUSA reminds all of its users of the invaluable services that dealers provide every day, and a website which contains photos and quotes from employees from various international dealers, with messages of optimism to overcome this pandemic. Due to the current situation, AUSA...
To help mitigate potential losses due to the COVID-19 response, Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Georgia Grown program has joined up with partners from Georgia Farm Bureau, University of Georgia Extension Service and Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Association to promote Georgia Grown produce through retail and direct-to-consumer channels. Georgia’s spring fruit and vegetable harvest have an estimated farm gate value...
Hospitalization rates remain low with 51 people in hospital, six of whom are in intensive care. In total, 6,537 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19. No additional deaths have been reported. Latest updates 13 new cases bring the number of total active cases to 377. Cases have been identified in all zones across the province: Calgary zone: 288 active cases and...
The company has created a special discussion series available online beginning April 13, Forging the Future of the Farm & Food Chain. This free, on-demand series features experts from around the world as they share their insights into how the global pandemic is affecting the agriculture industry’s present and future. “We created this series as an expression of our support...
Laurent Bonnaure-Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, has a new message about Covid-19. Here is the full text from Gehl Company Manitou Group has put everything in place to support our customers' performance and business. Be sure, Manitou's teams and plants are operational to address your immediate needs. We are dedicated to our customers and your success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WDIb9byIEE&authuser=0 Source: Gehl Company