Hayes quoted in Agweek editorial

February 14, 2017
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Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in an editorial in Agweek about the repeal of the December 2015 Country of Origin Labeling law.

"The federal government can have unintended consequences for farmers. The idea that the new Trump administration might put a duty of 20 percent on products coming in from Mexico to pay for a wall against illegal immigrants was a key factor in a $3 per hundredweight tumble in pork prices," Hayes said.

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