Shop Talk: U.S. vs. China agricultural war

In a dramatic turning point for U.S. farmer, the seeds have been planted for a global agricultural war between the United States and China that will likely stress U.S. farmers while sending food commodities prices spiraling downward. According to a new analysis by a Washington, D.C., think tank, even though the United States is the largest agriculture exporter in the world, it relies heavily on the Chinese market, but China has agricultural plans of its own connected to the fertile lands of Africa. Serge Pustelnik, a strategic adviser to the nonprofit, called New Markets Lab, joins us to explain the coming conflict’s flashpoint and timeline. (10/2016)

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