NewsHour Weekend producers Laura Fong and Mori Rothman reported in 2019 on the impact of the U.S. trade war with China on farmers in North Carolina and Wisconsin a year ahead of the 2020 Republican and Democratic national conventions. They…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
Farmworkers face major challenges when it comes to staying healthy. They often spend hours daily performing physical labor that taxes the body, while language barriers and lack of employer-paid health insurance complicate their access to care. But the Southeast Arizona…
By Anikka Abbott
President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs on their steel and aluminum imports to retaliate.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about 204 million pounds of turkey meat will be thrown away this Thanksgiving. That’s an estimated $293 million worth. As we continue our look at innovative solutions to food waste across the country,…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR
The deal would win back for American farmers benefits they lost when Trump pulled out of a broader Asia-Pacific pact his first week in office.
By Jack Williams, NET
In parts of America’s Heartland, prolonged wet weather and historic flooding are disrupting spring planting for many farmers. Nearly three months after waters washed over parts of Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska, some fields remain submerged -- and President Trump’s trade…
American farmers have been among the hardest hit by the U.S. trade war with China. With no deal between the world’s two largest economies in sight, the Trump administration unveiled a second emergency aid plan Thursday to help offset agricultural…
By Paul Wiseman, Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S. and China are far from settling a bitter, year-long trade dispute.
In Wisconsin, a state that helped carry President Donald Trump to victory in 2016, family farmers are among the hardest hit by the U.S.-China trade war.
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