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An Industry on Edge (U.S. News)

Jun 6, 2017

Senior Research Fellow Joseph Glauber gave a comprehensive interview with U.S. News on the importance of NAFTA on the U.S. agriculture industry and how changes to the Agreement can hurt American farmers. According to Dr. Glauber, agricultural trade within NAFTA has seen remarkable growth. Total agricultural exports for 2016 were around an estimated $135 billion, which has been up to around $150 billion in previous years. Protectionist policies can lead to drastic economic consequences.