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Trump-China trade war, American agriculture companies sound alarm



Seven months into a trade war between Washington and Beijing, the US agriculture sector is in jeopardy.

Tit-for-tat tariffs between the largest economies have lowered commodity prices and handed market share over to other countries. American farm exports are expected to drop by $1.9 billion during the 2019 fiscal year, according to Department of Agriculture chief economist Robert Johansson.

Businesses across the country, especially within the farming sector, have warned of losses resulting from trade barriers. Here are a few of them:

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