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KMSP Special Highlights Minnesota’s Farming Crisis

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 11/28/2019

Fox-owned KMSP Minneapolis aired on November 28 a primetime, hour-long special investigative report, “FOX 9 Presents: The Last Harvest.” Reporter Tom Lyden spent 10 months investigating the crisis affecting Minnesota farmers, who faced the wettest year on record, historically low yields and the trade war with China, which affects commodity prices. Small local farmers have been struggling with debt under a system that encourages them to get bigger.

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