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Tariff uncertainty puts some Chinese hay orders on hold
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Tariff uncertainty puts some Chinese hay orders on hold
Chinese customers are holding back on some orders of alfalfa from Washington’s Columbia Basin as they wait to see what happens with tariffs, a major U.S. hay exporter says.

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