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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.
A person shows soybeans after they were harvested in Caagauzu

China says it will buy $20 billion of US farm products in year one of a partial trade deal

The $20 billion of purchases from China would bring imports of US agriculture goods in line with pre-trade-war levels.

Trump’s Agriculture Department spends only 0.3% of its $144 billion budget aiding farmers combat climate change

The agency during the Trump administration has significantly downplayed the risks of climate change. And its not helping farmers prepare for it.
US farmers are struggling amid the global trade war. Here, US President Donald Trump in Peosta, Iowa, in July 2018.

Trump’s trade wars could cost him support among rural voters in the battleground states he barely won in 2016

Trump's trade war risks losing him the three battleground states he won by a total of 77,000 votes in 2016.
Trump's tariffs are hurting 5 sectors of the economy.

Consumers, retailers, farmers, manufacturers, and tech firms are all getting clobbered by tariffs in Trump’s trade war

America's economy cooled more than expected last quarter — a sign of the toll the trade war is taking. Trump in a tweet blamed the companies themselves.
Dan Moss, of the National Potato Council, dons his 'Make Potatoes Great Again' hat before joining U.S. President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room at the White House May 23, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Truckers and farmers who voted for Trump are starting to blame his policies for their economic woes

Farmers and truckers are increasingly wary of Trump and the policies he's put in place. That's bad news for Trump's iffy polling numbers.

Farmers slam Trump’s China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — ‘farmers do not want a payout’

"Farmers do not want to live on government payments," a farm group said. "They want certainty in markets so they can sell their goods for a good price."