VIDEO AND POLL: The US election from a farming perspective

The US presidential race is entering its final stages with Barack Obama and John McCain hitting the trail for a final day of campaigning.

The American Farm Bureau is reminding farmers that they need to make their vote count and also stay involved in the political process after the election to make sure that agricultural and rural interests are well-represented.

But what are the candidates views on agriculture and where do the differences lie?

Both presidential candidates have made strong appeals to rural voters as Farmers Weekly’s Economic and World Editor explains in this short video:


As always with the American election there is great interest among UK voters in the outcome. Out of interest if you were a US citizen and able to vote who would you go for:

You can discuss the election further on the FWiSpace forums.You can track how views have changed through the US election thread. And add your comments about more recent developments on this updated thread.