Farmers concerned about possible trade war

Larry Miller – FCN File Photo

THOMPSONVILLE — The possibility of a trade war between the United States and other countries concerns Southern Illinois farmers.

“Well, my first thought is it scares me to death,” said Larry Miller, a Thompsonville farmer.

Increased competition from Argentina and Brazil, rising expenses and lower commodity prices have already made their jobs harder in recent years.

“There’s a lot of challenges out here in agriculture right now and so you really don’t want to see anything else to cause you to stay awake at night,” said Miller.

Click to read the full story from Brandon Richard of WSIL-TV.

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