Farmers feel the pullback in China’s economy

Farmers feel the pullback in China’s economy

The apparent slowdown in China’s economy, which roiled global financial markets last week, is also being felt by farmers in Iowa and other Midwestern states, market analysts said.

"I think we’re already feeling the slowdown in the commodity markets from the situation in China, especially if you look at the soybean markets," said Chad Hart, Iowa State University Extension grain market economist. Concerns about China’s economy, combined with projections of a big harvest, have hit soybeans harder than ...

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