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Trade War with Mexico Would Hit Minnesota Farmers

Professor Tim Kehoe describes how a 20% tax on goods from Mexico, the state's second largest trading partner, could reverberate into Minnesota farm country, "Minnesota farmers produce a big part of products, e specially soy beans, corn and wheat that goes to Mexico," economics professor Tim Kehoe says. "The kind of rhetoric we’ve seen in the last week, Mexicans are already starting to look around for other suppliers.