Bloomberg: Trump’s Cuba Moves May Chill Long-Sought U.S. Farm Export Push

News / In The News June 16, 2017

Dr. Bob Young, the American Farm Bureau Federation's chief economist, was quoted in a recent Bloomberg BNA article. Discussing U.S. trade with Cuba, Young told Bloomberg that a cooling in trade relations with Cuba could result in the island nation purchasing agricultural goods elsewhere. "If we make it tougher on Cuba, there are other folks ready to line up and say, 'We can help you with that,'" he said.

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