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Trade war

Trump trade policy hits home for US farmers

As tariffs kick in, soybean growers face falling prices and lost Chinese business

Ron Moore, a self-described Trump supporter, points to grain silos at his soybean farm in Illinois. (Photo by Yoko Noge Dean)

CHICAGO/NEW YORK -- Soybean farmer Ron Moore watched with alarm as the U.S. and China inched toward a trade war. Now both sides have let loose tariffs, threatening a family business that sells one-third of its crop to China.

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