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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."
Farmers have to use four-wheelers to travel their flooded farmlands in the Mississippi Delta.

Flooding in Mississippi is devastating farmers in the worst disaster since 1927. See what it looks like on the ground.

Extreme flooding in the Mississippi Delta has submerged homes and farmland for months, and some farmers in the area won't see any crops this year.
US President Donald Trump participates in a round-table discussion with business leaders at Northeast Iowa Community College on July 26, 2018 in Peosta, Iowa.

Trump says China is ‘letting us down’ by not buying American farm exports

Chinese officials haven't publicly acknowledged any explicit commitment on US agricultural purchases.

Trump is touting a farm deal with Mexico that doesn’t seem to exist

Trump portrayed his agreement with Mexico over the weekend as a win for American farmers. But there is no evidence that such a deal exists.

9 mind-blowing facts about the US farming industry

The US farming industry contributes more than $100 billion to the economy — but it's being threatened by trade wars and climate change.
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.

Trump is set to roll out a $16 billion bailout package as the trade war stings American farmers

The Trump administration is rolling out a second round of aid for farmers who have been stung by its yearlong trade war with China.

Trump says farmers will be some of the ‘biggest beneficiaries’ of the trade war as he floats billions in ag aid

President Donald Trump argued on Tuesday that farmers will ultimately benefit from the expanding trade war with China.

Nebraska’s devastating floods will force workers to leave the Midwest in droves. Here’s where they’re expected to migrate

Job opportunities in the Midwest are dwindling, in part due to the adverse effects of floods on agriculture, a new LinkedIn report finds.

US pork sales to China dropped by more than 250,000 tons last year as the trade war hits American farmers

Chinese pork imports from the US dropped more than 50% in 2018 as a result of the tariffs put in place during the Trump administration-led trade war.