John Wesley Boyd checks the condition of a soybean field for harvesting in Baskerville, Virginia. The United States had been the largest exporter of soybeans to China until last summer, when growers got caught in the crossfire of the trade dispute. Photo: Melina Mara/Washington Post

China says it will buy more soybeans, but American farmers see a bleak future

  • Although growers acknowledge ‘encouraging’ pledge from Beijing, they aren’t convinced industry can get back to where it was before trade war began
Topic |   US-China trade war

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John Wesley Boyd checks the condition of a soybean field for harvesting in Baskerville, Virginia. The United States had been the largest exporter of soybeans to China until last summer, when growers got caught in the crossfire of the trade dispute. Photo: Melina Mara/Washington Post
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