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Tester: We’re losing people right and left

U.S. Senator Jon Tester says financial difficulty could put a lot of

farmers out of business. The Montana Democrat addressed U.S. Agriculture Secretary

Sonny Perdue during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the USDA


“Rural America’s under attack, you know that,” Tester told Secretary Perdue. “We’re

losing people right and left; we lost them in the ‘80s. I think we’re on the

cusp of losing a whole bunch again.”

Part of the reason for the economic turmoil on the farm is the disruption in

trade because of the U.S.

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