A farmer plants soybeans in a field in Springfield, Nebraska, in May. Photo: AP A farmer plants soybeans in a field in Springfield, Nebraska, in May. Photo: AP
A farmer plants soybeans in a field in Springfield, Nebraska, in May. Photo: AP

US farmers struggle to replace China market despite Donald Trump’s trade wins

  • Bump from deals like new trade pact with Japan can’t make up for lost exports in bruising tariff war
  • US farmers spent decades cultivating customers in China, and the market dwarfs others with its sheer size and potential for growth

Topic |   US-China trade war
A farmer plants soybeans in a field in Springfield, Nebraska, in May. Photo: AP A farmer plants soybeans in a field in Springfield, Nebraska, in May. Photo: AP
A farmer plants soybeans in a field in Springfield, Nebraska, in May. Photo: AP
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