KVRR: China and Mexico issuing new tariffs on American goods just last week, creating more problems for farmers who rely on the international markets to sell their crops.”
KVLY: “Soybeans are down almost $2 a bushel for about 40 days. [Reporter] Just from when the president made this announcement? [Farmer] Just from when they started having the tit-for-tat for trade.”
WDAY: “Now, an estimated 1.14 million tons of soybeans that are expected to export by the end of August could be canceled.”
WDAY: “And due to Chinese tariffs, concerns are high from farmers in North Dakota that they could lose millions of dollars in profits.”
WDAY: “Farmers across the country say they hope this dispute is temporary. ‘Given profit margins we have, that’s enough to take a majority chunk out of our profits.’”
WDAY: “Earlier today the price per bushel sat at $8.55. The U.S. trade war with China is to blame.”
KVRR: “The American Soybean Association estimates that more than $6 billion has been lost over the last month as a direct result of the trade feud.”
And see what North Dakotans are reading about the Cramer-endorsed trade war here.