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Experts say Trump's budget could devastate wheat exports

 


SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Wheat experts from Washington and Idaho say the agriculture cuts in President Donald Trump's budget proposal would have a devastating impact on U.S. wheat exports.

U.S. wheat farmers are already facing historic competition from overseas producers, and experts say Trump's budget would only make things worse, The Spokesman-Review reported (http://bit.ly/2rgIpY3 ).

The Trump administration has proposed slashing conservation programs, food aid, crop insurance and trade programs that help sell American wheat to foreign buyers.

Michelle Hennings, executive director of the...



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