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By Joel Funk
Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Can Trump administration help Wyoming agriculture?

CHEYENNE – The U.S. Department of Agriculture in the administration of President Donald Trump could be very good for farms and ranches in the Cowboy State, a Wyoming official said recently.

 

May 30, 2018



CHEYENNE – The U.S. Department of Agriculture in the administration of President Donald Trump could be very good for farms and ranches in the Cowboy State, a Wyoming official said recently.

Commodity prices in the agriculture sector have put Wyoming farmers and ranchers in difficult positions in the last several years. Following a period of “prolonged, extraordinary profits where commodity markets had only been rising in 2013,” that’s not been the case in the last four or five years, said Nathan Kauffman, a Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City executive with expertise in agriculture....



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