Farm Economy Strong, but Could Be Stronger

March 9, 2011 07:00 PM

The U.S. farm economy is going strong thanks to high commodity prices and increasing overseas exports. That was according to U.S. Department of Agriculture Chief Economist Joe Glauber who spoke at USDA’s annual agricultural outlook forum.

Glauber says those concerns include food prices and high input costs. meanwhile, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he would continue pushing for more trade agreements to help maintain a strong farm economy.
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