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Effect of Japanese earthquake on U.S. agricultural imports mixed
Intermediate to long-term impacts of the Japanese earthquake likely will result in more U.S. exports to Japan as the country rebuilds critical infrastructure and resumes food production, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service economist.
The Japanese earthquake could have a large effect on U.S. grain and beef exports, but likely will have only a minor effect -- if any -- on cotton prices, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service economists. . . .
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