Coronavirus Updates

JCB in the United Kingdom is poised to re-start production at a factory closed as a result of the Coronavirus crisis in order to join the global effort to manufacture ventilators, the company announced today. JCB received a direct appeal from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson earlier this month to help plug the national ventilator shortage and to help save...
Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau spoke with the United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to affirm the status of agriculture and food production as critical infrastructure in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to underscore the importance of uninterrupted food and agriculture trade across the Canada U.S. border. The two leaders emphasized the importance of agricultural trade...
First-half financial results at Rolls-Royce's Power Systems division have been significantly impacted by the global Covid-19 pandemic, with adjusted revenue down 11% to £1.25 billion (1,43 billion €). The division remains in the black, having generated £22 million (25 million €) (down 79%) of underlying profit. At the same time, Power Systems has been continuing to work hard on...
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...
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...
Covid-19 by no means spared the construction machinery sector. In the wake of lockdown measures, between January and June, the Italian construction and site vehicle market shrank overall by 20%. Results were no better elsewhere in the world, with sales falling back to 2017 levels. Data analyzed by Unacea (Italian Construction Machinery Union) and Cer (European Research Centre) were presented...
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives and is challenging the business landscape globally. Pre and Post COVID-19 market outlook is covered in this report. This is the most recent report, covering the current economic situation after the COVID-19 outbreak. Research report provided by Reports Monitor is a detailed study of the Farm Equipment market, which covers all the essential information required by a new market...
The research study presented in this report offers complete and intelligent analysis of the competition, segmentation, dynamics, and geographical advancement of the Global Self-Propelled Sprayer Market. The research study has been prepared with the use of in-depth qualitative and quantitative analyses of the global Self-Propelled Sprayer market. We have also provided absolute dollar opportunity and other types of market...
During this time of uncertainty, the safety and wellbeing of JLG’s team members and their customers are their top priority. As an organization, they have taken many preventive measures to limit the potential spread of the virus and mitigate the impact to our business and yours. Below are key actions taken to date. Increased cleaning frequency of high-touch areas in...
California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed California Grocers Association President and CEO Ron Fong to serve on his bi-partisan Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery, responsible with helping plan the state’s economic recovery following the financial calamity resulting from COVID-19.      I am extremely honored to participate on this very impressive and diverse task force that gives the grocery industry...