Economic Challenges for Agriculture Pile Up

A U.S. House of Representatives’ Agriculture Committee hearing on May 9th focused on the topic of the economic challenges facing U.S. agriculture. It was known at the time that the challenges were significant, but they’ve grown worse by the day as the ongoing trade dispute with China has further depressed prices for most major commodities with news that the two countries were still far apart from a deal and that the two countries were ratcheting up new tariffs.

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