Through the COVID-19 crisis, Idaho farmers like Howard Rynearson of Payette is still farming. He says that farming continues through trying times because the nation needs food production.
"My name is Howard Rynearson, I reside here in Payette County and we farm a few hundred acres of alfalfa. We, I say we, myself and my son do the farming here. At the same time, I'm also the distributor of a natural fertilizer a company called Phase II and we sell a lot of that, its a liquid fertilizer. So I'm quite busy with that my son does a lot of our farming," said Rynearson.
How have you handled the COVID-19 situation?
"This shutdown of the economy, the phases that we are going through. We started back up, we have never really stopped from day one. That's what's been different out here in rural America. Farming doesn't let you stop like that.