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Farm Progress America, March 22, 2021

Max Armstrong offers insight into an issue that hinders U.S. farm exports from reaching global markets

Max Armstrong reports that moving ag products from Western ports has created a shortage of shipping containers. Max shares that the challenge is being called a "perfect storm" as consumer goods from China demand space in the containers is a challenge. Some companies are willing to send empty containers to Asia and shutting farmers out of the global marketplace. And you can learn more about what the issue means in this episode of Around Farm Progress.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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