Ag export surge boosts GDP growth

Exports reached 10% growth in third quarter, boosted by strong sales of agricultural products.

The latest report on gross domestic product (GDP) growth revealed that economic growth increased 2.9% in the third quarter of 2016 as a direct result of the gains made in export sales. Exports reached 10% growth in the quarter — the highest since 2013 — with agricultural exports contributing disproportionately to the gains.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said it is “further affirmation that America’s agriculture sector remains a shining star in our nation’s ability to seize expo

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