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China's money woes ripple through Midwest soybean farms

Fifth-generation farmer Richard Oswald stands in a field of soybeans that's worth a lot less than it would have been last year, partly thanks to a downturn in the economy of China. (Frank Morris for Harvest Public Media)
Fifth-generation farmer Richard Oswald stands in a field of soybeans that’s worth a lot less than it would have been last year, partly thanks to a downturn in the economy of China. (Frank Morris for Harvest Public Media)

The economic slowdown in China has spread financial uneasiness around the world, including in the Midwest where soybean farmers typically export about a quarter of their crop to the People’s Republic. Frank Morris from Here & Now contributor Harvest Public Media reports.

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