Austin Frerick

Austin Frerick lives in Winterset and is a former economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Contact: or @austinfrerick on Twitter.

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Friday, July 21, 2017
To Save Rural Iowa, We Must Oppose Monsanto-Bayer Merger
owa farmers face a crisis. Crop prices have fallen by more than 50 percent since 2013, with no end in sight. At the same time, farmers hold more debt and possess fewer capital reserves to fall back on. In fact, farmers’ debt levels are almost as high as they were prior to the farm crisis of the mid...
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