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Farm Progress America, January 3, 2020

Max Armstrong shares insight on global food costs and factors that are leading to rising prices

January 3, 2020

Max Armstrong looks at global food prices noting that in the summer of 2019 costs spiked. A key part of that price rise is meat costs, which have been higher than average. The challenge is China, where African Swine Fever has caused the largest loss of protein in history. Max shares insights from a Purdue University economist who offers some perspective on the food price increase.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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