EL-5281: Agricultural Trade and the U.S. Economy
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210550, 15; 222550, 85;
Email: mwaller@tamu.edu

Product Code: EL-5281

Free electronic download only. As U.S. government support to agriculture declines, understanding the economic impacts of agricultural trade and how markets and competition are affected will take on added importance for farmers, agribusinesses, policy makers, and agricultural leaders. This publication discusses why there is international trade, the fallacy of lost jobs and the perception of America's lost industrial competitiveness. (4 pp.) By: Timothy G. Taylor, Gary F. Fairchild, Harold M. Harris, Dean McCorkle, C. Parr Rosson