Weak Economic Growth Projected For Rural Missouri, Kansas And Other States

Weak economic growth is expected to continue in rural parts of Missouri, Kansas and eight other Plains and Western states, but all the recent trade disputes might shrink profits.     Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says the new tariffs are hurting grain prices, which were already weak.     The overall economic index for the region declined to 53.8 in July from June’s 56.1.     That score still suggests growth because it is above 5…

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