IARN — It’s a crazy world we live in. Civil unrest, war, and just plain disagreements are causing our global marketplace to be a very unstable area as the years have gone on. More so lately after numerous trade disagreements that caused us to either reevaluate or update our trade treaties. I’m not here to debate the politics of how those trade deals were struck. Whatever the motives behind it, we have still seen a very fragile marketplace. Our grains are having to compete harder against more plentiful Brazilian grain. Our livestock prices are high which is good for the farmers, but doesn’t lead to increased purchases at the meat counter.
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