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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19

AGRICULTURE: Protecting Farm Labor During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 18, 2020

Maintaining a healthy farm workforce is more important than ever to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure a successful harvest.

Farms should continue to enforce food safety best practices already in place, such as:

Purdue Extension recommends the following best practices and precautions to maintain a healthy farm workforce and specifically reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Additional COVID-19 resources for produce growers can be found at Safe Produce Indiana.

Should you have any questions, please contact a representative from SafeProduceIN:

Amanda Deering, Clinical Associate Professor of Food Science at Purdue University and Purdue Extension Specialist, (765) 494-0512

Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension Food Safety Educator, (812) 888-7401



Amanda Deering

Scott Monroe

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