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Amid Escalating Trade Tensions, a look at US agricultural exports | Today’s Harvest

July 5, 2018

With President Trump imposing tariffs to Chinese imports, as well as import tariffs on aluminum and steel, trading partners have retaliated with tariffs on U.S. exports. Given these escalating trade tensions, Farm Credit East Knowledge Exchange takes a look at U.S. agricultural exports and their significance to U.S. farm income. Also in this month’s issue, we highlight’s Today’s Harvest blog for timely topics relevant to Northeast farming, commercial fishing and forestry.