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TRUMP FARM AID: Check how much bailout $ your state has received

PortandTerminal.com, July 10, 2019 President Trump, who won the majority of agricultural states in 2016 and retains wide support there, has given farmers some temporary relief by offering billions of dollars in emergency aid to “make it up” to those battered by the trade wars. WASHINGTON – Nationally, the federal government sent farmers about $8.6 billion in direct payments, part …

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“This is the biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet”

PortandTerminal.com, June 17, 2019 Rain and flooding this spring, as well as President Trump’s trade war with China, aren’t the only forces hurting the Midwest’s corn and soybean farmers. A deadly, highly contagious disease called African swine fever is sweeping through China’s hog farms, literally killing demand for American feed An outbreak of African swine fever, a highly contagious disease …

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US Farmers in shock. China quits buying US soy as tariff war escalates

PortandTerminal.com, May 31, 2019 China, the world’s largest soybean buyer, has put purchases of American supplies on hold after the trade war between Washington and Beijing escalated Washington, DC – China has halted its US soy purchases as the trade war between it and the United States escalates. As the world’s largest soybean purchaser, losing Chinese orders will severely hurt …

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“It’s a logistical nightmare” Flooding stalls US grain exports at critical time

PortandTerminal.com, March 2, 2019 Heavy rains have caused high water levels and flooding on portions of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, triggering navigation restrictions that have delayed barge traffic throughout the system. The flooding has stalled the movement of barges that supply export terminals at the Gulf of Mexico with grain and soy, barge and grain traders said. One …

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