Illinois Farmer to Trump on China Trade War: “Farmers are the Ones that are Taking it on the Jaw”



CBS News

In the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, some American farmers are speaking out about wanting business – not a bailout. Evan Hultine, a sixth-generation corn and soybean farmer in Princeton, Illinois, said a trade war is the last thing he and his fellow farmers need.

“We’ve seen decreased profits for the last six years, and mother nature’s throwing us a pretty tough spring. So it’s definitely not an easy time to be a farmer,” Hultine told CBS News’ Dean Reynolds.

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