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Experts Say There’s No Farm Crisis, But Plenty Of Challenges

Agriculture in Wisconsin isn’t in crisis, but many farmers will be happy to put 2019 behind them.

That’s according to a panel of farmers, politicians, state officials and academics who spoke on Thursday at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The panel, co-hosted by the news outlet WisBusiness and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for East Asian Studies, discussed how years of low crop prices, lack of governmental support and the more recent trade war with China have limited farm growth or driven farmers out of business.

State Rep. Travis Tranel, R-Cuba City, is a farmer…

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