Sharply lower economic growth will impact commodity prices

FAPRI report evaluates impacts of Federal Reserve stress test scenarios on livestock and crop prices.

What happens to U.S. commodity prices if economic conditions change? That’s the question a new analysis from the University of Missouri’s Food & Agricultural Policy Research Institute poses with CoBank on different scenarios.

Agricultural commodity prices were examined with the baseline, which assumes moderate rates of economic growth and a continuation of current agricultural policies. The researchers also looked at a scenario which assumes a sharp reduction in economic growth

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