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Farmers Hit Hard by Trade, Immigration, Biofuel Policies

Jul 15, 2018
Before the threat of tariffs and countertariffs, the Department of Agriculture predicted that U.S. farm income would drop this year to $60 billion, half what it was five years ago. That projection is likely to be high, given what's transpired since.

U.S. Farmers Face Fraught Future

Feb 7, 2013
American farmers could lose millions of dollars to rising temperatures, faster-growing weeds, smaller yields and new pests, says a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.