$16 billion trade relief package announced
Farmers will be paid based on their county, not by which crops they grow.
Published May 24, 2019
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IFB 'deeply concerned' about Chinese retaliation
The United States increased tariffs to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese products Friday. The Chinese vowed to retaliate.
Published May 13, 2019
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