Illinois Soybean Farmers Want Resolution To US-China Trade War
The US-China trade war has escalated sharply, with President Trump declaring new tariffs on some $300 billion dollars of Chinese goods, and China halting all deals for US farm products.
This is bad news for farmers -- especially soybean farmers in the Midwest. Illinois produces more soybeans than almost any other state, and China is one of its biggest buyers.
WBEZ's Mariah Woelfel talked with Austin Rincker, a fourth-generation soybean farmer