Speaking of breaking records, this year could set a new level for American ag exports. The USDA trade outlook released in May projects FY2014 exports will reach $149.5 billion, an estimated $6.9 billion higher than previous estimates. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack was understandably excited by the projections. â€œAmerican farmers and ranchers are on track for another year of record exports, which builds on the past five years of the strongest agricultural trade in our history,â€ Vilsack said.
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