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As U.S., Mexican and Canadian Trade Officials Prepare for NAFTA Meetings this Week, Farmers Hope for the Best

Kevin Skunes, a leader of the National Corn Growers Association, says U.S. ag exports account for at least one-third of U.S. corn farmer’s income. American corn exports to Canada and Mexico have not only benefited U.S. farmers but has supported over 25,000 jobs and provided income for about 300,000 farmers and farm workers.

 

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