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The Business of Ag

Let’s remember these facts when the next person is critical of agriculture during the time of Farm Bill negotiations….

Agriculture is responsible for one out of every 12 jobs in America. And while many sectors of our economy are running trade deficits, American agriculture has enjoyed a trade surplus for nearly 50 years. This year we expect a record surplus and record agricultural exports should help support more than 1 million jobs across the nation.