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As trade dispute escalates, Minnesota farmers brace for another miserable year


Michael Conroy – Associated Press

In September, Mike Starkey offloaded soybeans in Brownsburg, Ind. Farmers now face the prospect of a smaller crop and lower prices - particularly for soybeans - thanks to the latest U.S.-China tariff fight.

Late spring planting, as is happening this year in Minnesota, tends to weaken the fall harvest and lift prices on crops.

But not when there's a trade war.


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