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Economist: Profitability could return to livestock sector


WILLMAR -- Portions of the livestock sector could return to profitability this year, but the all of animal agriculture will continue to face ongoing economic, export and demand challenges as the country faces a "slow and uncertain" economic recovery, according to AgriBank chef economist James Kielkopf, who spoke Friday at the 2010 Strategic Animal Ag Conference in Willmar.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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