Chad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a July 3rd story in The Inquirer "Trump Distorts Facts on Agricultual Trade | FactCheck."
“Farm incomes have dropped significantly since, but most of the blame for that should go [to] consistent, near record high production for most agricultural goods,” which has “lowered prices and incomes. Trade is more likely to be a bright spot for ag, rather than a barrier (as the aggregate data shows).”
Hart was also quoted in a story in the Akron Hometowner Online Edition:
"Chad Hart, associate professor of economics and crop markets specialist, Iowa State University Extension, estimates Iowa soybean farmers stand to lose up to $624 million because of higher tariffs implemented by China."
Other coverage on July 2:
Hart was also interviewed on National Public Radio on July 2 on the Commodity Credit Corporation program.