Tagged: farmers

Robert Chain made the threats towards The Boston Globe in multiple phone calls over the course of a week after it called on other newspapers to publish coordinate anti-Trump editorials on August 16. Theirs is pictured 0

Seventh-generation farmer: I’m a Trump supporter because he’s fighting for us on trade

Casey Guernsey says the U.S. agriculture industry needs trade certainty and he supports President Trump’s mission to seek fairer deals. “We need to look toward the future with optimism because these last few months, especially, have been a real roller coaster,” he says. Guernsey, a former Missouri state legislator, is...

Soybean farmer Raymond Schexnayder Jr. overlooks his farm outside Baton Rouge, in Erwinville, Louisiana, July 9, 2018. 0

Trump is giving farmers a $6 billion bailout so they can weather his trade war: IT IS SOCIALISM!!!

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that initial aid in its emergency plan to help farmers impacted by retaliatory tariffs will consist of about $4.7 billion in payments. The federal government also said it plans to purchase up to $1.2 billion in certain “commodities unfairly targeted by unjustified retaliation.”...

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US Farmers Want ‘Trade Not Aid’

BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS — The rolling fields of green soybean plants growing on Fred Grieder’s Illinois farm would be a welcome sign most years … an indicator of a promising harvest in the fall. But this isn’t most years. Tariffs are turning away potential customers overseas, and Grieder estimates he could lose...

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‘Like a Soviet-type economy’: GOP free traders unload on Trump

The president’s $12 billion farm bailout gets an ugly reception among many Republicans in Congress. President Donald Trump’s bailout for the ag industry is driving his many Republican trade critics to exasperation. Pro-free trade Republicans were already furious with Trump’s escalation of tariffs against U.S. allies and China — a...