1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (198 sites): Donald Trump | The Guardian: US farmers’ troubles over tariffs show the value in looking ahead | Gene Marks

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If you’re running a business, I hope you’re thinking of the future. Not doing so will put you in the same tight spot our farmers face

When you drive from Minneapolis to West Okoboji Lake, Iowa – as I did early last summer – you pretty much see just one thing: farmland. And those farms are pretty much just growing one thing too: soybeans. The state of Iowa is the second largest producer of soybeans in the US – and can you guess their biggest customer? An estimated one out of every three rows of soybeans grown there are shipped to China. I didn’t see any pork farms from my car, but I’ve also learned that Iowa is the largest exporter of pork to China as well.

Related: The Iowa farmers on the frontline of Trump’s trade war with China

I’m no forecaster or farmer, but no one in Iowa or Nebraska could see the writing on the wall back in 2016?

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