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…
By Jack Williams, NET
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…
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.
By Paul Wiseman, Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
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.
By Meredith Lee
President Trump promoted his trade policies Monday at the American Farm Bureau Federation. But the government shutdown has hurt farmers seeking loans needed for upcoming crop seasons, and certain provisions in the newly signed Farm Bill cannot be administered until…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
President Donald Trump pointed to farmers Monday as winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country, describing farmers crying in gratitude when he ordered the change.
Effects of the federal government's partial shutdown are rippling across the country. With USDA offices closed, farmers can't apply for loans or the federal aid President Trump pledged to offset losses from the trade war with China. IPO filings are…
The end of 2018 seemed to signal good things to come for America's farmers. Then the government shut down.
President Trump made renegotiating NAFTA a priority of his administration. What's really in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and what does it mean for the U.S. economy? Amna Nawaz learns more from Edward Alden of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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