- Mar 19, 2015
The good news is Trump is setting them up for welfare, rural farmers love that.
More from Business InsiderAmerican farmers are struggling to sell their products as tariffs introduced during the trade war between Washington and Beijing stifle demand.
In certain states, farmers are being forced into plowing their crops under — effectively burying them under soil in fields — as there is simply not enough storage room in storage facilities.
The problem is most acute for soybean farmers, as China generally buys around 60% of US soybeans, but purchases have basically stopped since tariffs began.