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Agriculture Is Still Vital to U.S. Trade Talks -- For Now

Rebecca Keller
Senior Science and Technology Analyst, Stratfor
May 2, 2019 | 09:15 GMT
Farmers' political clout may be waning, but agriculture is still a key talking point in trade deals.

A wheat field in Kern County, Calif. Farming in the United States isn't going away anytime soon, but the same can't be said for its influence over policy.

(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

As demographics and technology change, agriculture's political clout will wane in the U.S. and elsewhere. But the sector still has a central role to play in trade negotiations....

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