US-China Trade War Prompts Some US Farmers to Switch Crops

Posted on April 12, 2019 5:00 am

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Although the skies are gray and the fields are bare, even before the first seed is planted in the fertile soil later this spring, farmer Evan Hultine knows corn is king this year. In fact, corn is the only crop you’ll see in his fields. “No beans this year for us,” Hultine told VOA while working on his planter. “After about three months of the trade war, it was pretty clear that the president had long-terms goals in mind and at the time, my dad and I had talked, and we were way more comfortable with our ability to produce