COVID-19 Impacts on Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition

By ·April 20, 2020
Tufts University

Lines represent simple average of selected companies in each sector of the food system:

Grocery Outlets
Kroger (KR), Sprouts Farmers Markets (SFM), Weis Markets (WMK)
 Packaged foods Campbell Soup (CPB), General Mills (GIS), Hormel (HRL), Kellogg's (K), JM Smucker (SJM)
• S&P
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What is the Toll of Trade Wars on U.S. Agriculture?

By and ·January 15, 2020
Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Issue:

U.S. agriculture has been caught in the tit-for-tat of the trade wars. Retaliation by China, Canada, Mexico, Turkey and members of the European Union to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have taken a bite out of U.S. agricultural incomes. Tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum in the United

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Agricultural Implications of President Trump’s Policies

By ·March 20, 2017
Robert M. La Follette School, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Issue:

Nearly 70 percent of rural votes cast in the 2016 election went to Donald Trump. This phenomenon has been attributed in part to the declining fortunes of farmers. But rather than helping reverse this trend, several of the Trump administration's policy proposals would negatively affect the fortunes of ...
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