John Kiefner checks soybean plants on his farm near Manhattan, Illinois on July 24. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS John Kiefner checks soybean plants on his farm near Manhattan, Illinois on July 24. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS
John Kiefner checks soybean plants on his farm near Manhattan, Illinois on July 24. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS

US government to pay US$4.7 billion directly to farmers in tariff aid

US$3.6 billion would be made to soybean farmers; China has been largely out of the soybean market since implementing tariffs

Topic |   US-China trade war
John Kiefner checks soybean plants on his farm near Manhattan, Illinois on July 24. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS John Kiefner checks soybean plants on his farm near Manhattan, Illinois on July 24. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS
John Kiefner checks soybean plants on his farm near Manhattan, Illinois on July 24. Photo: Chicago Tribune/TNS
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