What Trump's Latest Picks Mean for the Ag Industry

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This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

During the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump's agriculture advisers had a tough row to hoe: They had to assure farm-state Republicans that Trump's constant tirades against trade wouldn't hurt a farm economy that relies increasingly on exports, by mouthing vague platitudes about the great "deals" the candidate would cut with key trading partners like China. They also stressed Trump's disdain for the regulation of farming practices, vowing...

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