Their Soybeans Piling Up, Farmers Hope Trade War Ends Before Beans Rot
(W) So. Much. Winning. For the Trump voting North Dakota farmers!
This is a very good article, detailing the damage being done to U.S. farmers (it doesn’t talk about many other U.S. businesses that are being hurt). The latest federal data, through mid-October, shows American soybean sales to China have declined by 94 percent from last year’s harvest. Almond farmers in the US are also screwed.
“I’m trying to follow and figure out who the winners are in this tariff war,” Mr. Gebeke said. “I know who one of the losers are and that’s us. And that’s painful.”