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Farmers feeling effects of hotel closures, market restrictions

The closure of some hotels and restrictions on opening time for markets due to the COVID-19 crisis have started to have a ripple effect on farmers.
 
Several farmers from southern St. Elizabeth say they are experiencing losses as vendors are purchasing less.
 
The farmers from communities such as Newell, Flagaman and Pedro Plains say they have been forced to feed the excess crops to animals.
 


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