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Tariffs may affect local soybeans, pulse crops; producers not too worried -- yet

Posted 7/31/18 (Tue)

Tariffs may affect local soybeans, pulse crops; producers not too worried -- yet

By Brad Nygaard

Ron Jacobson’s field peas are surprising him. His most recent yield is close 40 bushels per acre.

“I’m filling up my bins faster than I wanted to,” he said.

That’s the good news for the Noonan area farmer.

The bad news: Because of recently imposed tariffs, he and other producers may find it harder to sell their crops.

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