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Russian, U.S. farmers face similar challenges

The U.S. and Russia are two of the world’s top grain-producing countries and according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Russia will provide 22 percent of the world’s grain exports by 2021. But how, exactly, do farmers in each of these countries provide food for the masses? We visited two areas to find out – The Rostov region, one of Russia’s largest grain and oilseed producers, and Central Illinois, home to one of the largest grain and oilseed production companies in the world.