U.S. farmers finally see better outlook after 2 years

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(WLAX/WEUX) – U.S. farmers have had plenty to worry about in the last two years, from low prices and bad weather to trade fights and problems tied to the coronavirus pandemic

Now as they begin planting the nation’s dominant crops of corn and soybeans, they are seeing the strongest prices in years.

The return to something more akin to normal will be a welcome change from the last two seasons.

The USDA has forecast that agricultural exports will be strong this year and coupled with greater demand for livestock feed and ethanol, corn prices have reached an eight-year high.

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