Flooding in April caused corn to burst out of silos on a farm in Bellevue, Nebraska. US farmers are also facing challenges from the trade war with China. Photo: AP

Donald Trump’s plan to buy US$15 billion of crops for humanitarian aid does not thrill farmers

  • Such programmes wind up hurting both farmers and developing countries, economists say
  • ‘Here’s a handout to make you happy? That doesn’t make us happy,’ a farmer in Minnesota says
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Flooding in April caused corn to burst out of silos on a farm in Bellevue, Nebraska. US farmers are also facing challenges from the trade war with China. Photo: AP
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