Corn grows in front of a barn in rural Ashland, Nebraska, on July 24. The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide US$12 billion in relief to farmers slammed by trade disputes. Photo: AP

Why Donald Trump’s record-breaking trade aid for farmers could fail

Efforts by past US presidents to manipulate global trade have ended up boosting farmers in other countries at the expense of US agriculture

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Corn grows in front of a barn in rural Ashland, Nebraska, on July 24. The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide US$12 billion in relief to farmers slammed by trade disputes. Photo: AP
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