MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota farmers are bracing after Russia imposed a U.S. food ban in reaction to sanctions.
“Poultry and soybeans will probably be the biggest impact in Minnesota,” Minnesota Farm Bureau president Kevin Paap said.
Exports are important for Minnesota farmers, who grow more food than they can use. The ban, which is now in effect, means even more surplus food and lost revenue.
“It’s not maybe going to be make or break, but it’s one piece of important trade we work with and kind of depend on,” Paap said.