The aim of this study was to document California, Idaho, South Dakota, and Washington dairy producers' perspectives on the health and business implications of COVID-19 during the pandemic second wave. Dairy producers were reached by a 14-question anonymous mail survey during June and July of 2020. We obtained 226 responses (response rate: 9.3% CA, 8.6% ID, 31.4%, and 10.0% WA). Responses were grouped by state (CA: 48.7%, ID: 15.9%, SD: 21.7%, or WA: 13.7%) and dairy size [based on number of cows; small (<100): 14.1%, medium (100-499): 27.7%, medium-large (500-1, 999): 33.2%, or large (â‰¥2, 000): 25.0%]. Survey responses were summarized, and multiple correspondence analysis was used to map responses and identify data clusters. At the time of the survey, some respondents suspected (3%) or had confirmed (9%) COVID-19 cases on their premises. Respondents were somewhat or very concerned about the health (75%) and business (92%) implications associated with COVID-19....
Perspective of dairy producers from California, Idaho, South Dakota, and Washington: health and business implications of the COVID-19 pandemic during the second wave.
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Valldecabres, A., Wenz, J., Ferreira, F. C., Chahine, M., Dalton, J., Marti, M. de H., Rovai, M., Silva-del-rio, N.; Perspective of dairy producers from California, Idaho, South Dakota, and Washington: health and business implications of the COVID-19 pandemic during the second wave.. IFIS Food and Health Sciences Database 2022; doi:
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