China’s pullback from U.S. crop purchases this year came as a blow to some farmers, on top of already low prices. But even though China may buy more soybeans and other farm products as part of an interim trade deal, experts don’t think crop prices will bounce back much next year. That’s because more land is expected to come back into production in 2020, meaning supply may rise along with demand.
Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.