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News15 Consumer & Finance Report: Effects of Tariffs on Local Rice Farmers

The recent implementation of higher tariffs by the United States has sparked a flurry of retaliation from U.S. trade partners. The effects of which have already started to hurt many farmers in Acadiana, especially those who farm soy beans. One area that hasn’t been directly affected is rice, but that could eventually change. We spoke with Kathryn Shea Duncan with the Acadiana Chamber of Commerce about the potential impacts to rice farmers.