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April 17, 2018
Employees spread out steamed sorghum to cool ahead of fermentation at the Kweichow Moutai Co. distillery in the town of Maotai in Renhuai, China, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
In new sign of trade war, China slaps U.S. sorghum producers with 179 percent deposit
April 17, 2018 - 6:59am
April 12, 2018
President Trump makes remarks as he meets with governors and members of Congress about tax cuts in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, April 12, 2018. (Doug Mills/ The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump weighs rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 12, 2018 - 1:57pm
April 10, 2018
Fermentation tanks stand at the Mid Missouri Energy ethanol plant in Malta Bend, Missouri in September 2010.  Bloomberg photo by Patrick Fallon.
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
April 10, 2018 - 12:14pm
April 4, 2018
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, meets with Minn. Rep. Paul Marquart-DFL Dilworth, and other local lawmakers and members of her Farm Bill Working Group Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the Clay County Family Service Center in Moorhead.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Talk of tariffs leaves local ag, steel businesses 'in limbo'
April 4, 2018 - 7:53pm
Soybeans are unloaded at dusk during harvest in Buda, Illinois, on Sept. 29, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Brewing trade war compounds woes of Midwest farmers
April 4, 2018 - 12:11pm
Soybeans in Johnston, Iowa, Dec. 15, 2006. (Lynn Walters/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
China fires back at Trump with the threat of tariffs on 106 US products, including soybeans
April 4, 2018 - 8:36am
April 2, 2018
FILE — President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China walk off the stage after meeting with business leaders in Beijing, China, Nov. 9, 2017. Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times
China to impose tariffs on 128 US exports, including pork and fruit
April 2, 2018 - 7:51am
Valley City, N.D., farmer Monte Peterson worries about the potential impact on the soybean industry if tariffs are put on Chinese products and that country retaliates. Forum News Service
Possible China trade repercussions feared in Upper Midwest
April 2, 2018 - 6:52am
March 22, 2018
The LT Cortesia container ship is unloaded at the Evergreen terminal of the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California, on April 8, 2014.  Bloomberg photo by Patrick T. Fallon.
Lobbyists seek backdoor to deregulation through NAFTA talks
March 22, 2018 - 5:30am
March 21, 2018
A John Deere combine harvester in Malden, Illinois, on Sept. 30, 2015.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Deere is worried about retaliation against U.S. agriculture
March 21, 2018 - 7:51am
March 19, 2018
Magaly Tapia Santos says the hog operation she manages relies on the U.S. for their feed ingredients because local farmers cannot grow enough corn or soybeans to supply the plant. (Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service)
Mexican agribusinesses express concern about NAFTA
March 19, 2018 - 8:11am
March 12, 2018
Ron Moore, left, chairman of the American Soybean Association, and John Heisdorffer, president of the ASA, said Chinese tariffs on U.S. beans would be devastating to the market because 30 percent of soybeans grown in the U.S. are exported to China. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
March 12, 2018 - 7:13am
March 10, 2018
Sen. John Hoeven
N.D. Republicans wary of Trump's tariffs while Minn.'s Smith celebrates
March 10, 2018 - 4:54pm
March 2, 2018
President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on Feb. 28, 2018. Joshua Roberts / Bloomberg
Trump's steel and aluminum trade threat hangs over NAFTA talks
March 2, 2018 - 7:28pm
President Donald Trump leads a roundtable discussion on foreign trade and steel production with corporate leaders inside the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, March 1, 2018. From left: Roger Newport, chief executive of AK Steel Holding Corporation; John Ferriola, chief executive of Nucor; Trump; and Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel. Tom Brenner / copyright 2018 The New York Times
Trump's steel and aluminum trade threat hangs over NAFTA talks
March 2, 2018 - 9:03am