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Small farms are finding new ways to stay in business as the pandemic shuts down farmers markets and restaurants.
Some choices (raw milk) are obvious, while others (onions) are less obvious.
Economist Paul Krugman is declaring President Donald Trump a loser when it comes to his pricey trade war with China.
Concerns emerge after Trump announces he doesn't need a trade deal until after the 2020 election and that "we're not being affected."
China is a now a "lost market" for agriculture, said Roger Johnson as he sounded the alarm on U.S. farmers' dire situation in Trump's failing trade war.
Farmers were unsettled after Trump official Sonny Perdue mocked them as “whiners” amid trade war bankruptcies.
There's no mention of it in State Department declaration, and Mexican officials told Bloomberg News they were not aware of it.
"The noose is getting tighter," warned the head of the Michigan Agri-Business Association, as industry leaders fear the collapse of the family farm in trade war.
"Sorry, family farmers. You picked the wrong guy to protect you."
Except this time taxpayers are picking up a $12 billion tab, an Ohio farmer said.