Price decreases dominate 2016 livestock outlook

Price decreases dominate 2016 livestock outlook

LAST year, the outlook for the U.S. agriculture sector was driven more by factors such as transportation issues, energy price declines and drought in the West.

While energy prices and drought remain important components of the outlook this year, the overall picture for agriculture in the U.S. is being driven more by slower global economic growth and currency valuations, U.S. Department of Agriculture chief economist Robert Johansson said Feb. 25 in

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