Trump’s Border Threats May Mean More Headaches for U.S. Farmers



Shruti Singh, Mario Parker, and Kevin Varley | Bloomberg

Donald Trump’s confrontation at the southern U.S. border means millions of dollars worth of American farm trade could be back under threat.

While most U.S. agriculture that’s exported to Mexico gets sent through Texas, the California crossings near the latest border chaos see millions worth of trade daily, said Dan Kowalski, head of knowledge exchange for agriculture lender CoBank ACB. Mexico is a major buyer of American meat, livestock, grains and dairy.

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