Farmers still impacted by trade war as Spring planting nears

Many Minnesota farmers who have suffered years of low crop prices are taking on more debt to begin spring planting while trade tensions and tariffs drag on.

Minnesota Public Radio News reports that the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis found poor crop prices and trade woes “dealt a financial blow to farmers from July through September.”

University of Minnesota research determined that 2015 through 2017 were the worst three consecutive years for farm earnings in roughly two decades.

Chance Fortune

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