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How Will Trump’s America First Speech Impact Ag Exports and Labor?

President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address was a strongly nationalist speech focusing on ‘America first’ in immigration reform, new infrastructure, the military and trade. How details of those policies will impact agriculture remain to be seen.

 

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