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Video: Effects of Russia’s Ban on Agricultural Product Imports

Aug 12, 2014

Russia recently put a ban on all agricultural product imports from all countries that pulled sanctions from them. How will this affect the meat market in the US? The US to Russia pork exports were never a high number, however with other countries being banned as well the US will have to compete with them in the Asian markets. In this video, AgStar’s Steve Malakowsky discusses what this ban means for the US hog market for the fourth quarter and into the first quarter of 2015.