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Ian Jerolmack, who owns Stonecipher Farm in Bowdoinham, lost half his crop this year because his usual crew of Mexican migrant workers were unable to come to Maine.

The US is halting visas for Mexican guest workers, and farmers say it’ll disrupt the food supply while grocery stores are already struggling to ...

Grocery stores across the country have been subjected to panic-buying amid the coronavirus pandemic, with many running out of staple products.
A composite image of US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Even the US government is forecasting that China will fail to deliver on their trade deal promises to Trump

The federal government is projecting China will buy $14 billion of US farm goods, falling far short of an ambitious goal of the Phase One trade deal.
Olive farmers across Spain are trying to cope as olive prices drop.

Olive oil has gotten so cheap that farmers in Spain are struggling to make ends meet

Falling olive oil prices have led to protests and demonstrations across Spain. Some farm operators are giving up completely.
MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 29: Tractor trailers roll along the highway on November 29, 2017 in Miami, Florida.

Farmers slam America’s largest trucking brokerage with a $1.1 billion lawsuit

Farmers are accusing C.H. Robinson, the world's third-largest logistics company, of engaging in illegal business practices that defrauded them.

Wisconsin lost 10% of its dairy farmers in 2019, marking its biggest decline ever as Trump’s trade wars raged

Last year, China slashed its purchases of American dairy products by 50%, helping to throw scores of farmers out of business.

Trump said China would more than double its agricultural purchases from the US. Farmers are skeptical.

At a press conference Friday night in Beijing, China declined to confirm a farm purchase quota touted by the White House.

Farming manufacturer John Deere sinks as trade war takes its toll on agricultural orders

John Deere's stock fell 5.3% in opening trading after announcing full-year net income would be lower than analysts estimated.

China has been reluctant to commit to the farm purchases Trump touted

A $50 billion quota would be more than double the amount of agricultural products that China imported from the US in 2017.
Farm equipment provides a backdrop as U.S. President Donald Trump takes the stage to deliver remarks on agriculture Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Farm bankruptcies jump to highest level since 2011 as Trump’s tariffs bite

The unprecedented amount of aid to farmers has raised concerns about misuse of funds and drawn backlash from agricultural groups and lawmakers.

Weeks after trade announcement, China has still not confirmed the farm purchases Trump promised

Weeks after the agreement was announced, the second-largest economy has still not confirmed the agricultural quotas the White House touted.