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Russian Economic Sanctions
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Dec 9, 2014 09:36 AM CST

CHICAGO (DTN) -- Economic sanctions against Russia could translate into making the country more self-sufficient in food production and help Russian farmers become bigger competitors with the U.S. over the long-term.

That will depend on how well Russian officials stick to their strategy to increase the use of new farm machinery and open up more land to production in the country, said one expert at the DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit on Monday.

The opening afternoon of the summit was heavily oriented toward U.S. global competitors and the agricultural sectors in other countries. One key discussion included the impact of ...

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