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Heitkamp: Soybean farmers unable to store tariff-affected crops

October 11, 2018 at 7:19 AM
Farmers in North Dakota and elsewhere are struggling to find storage for large quantities of soybeans they are unable to sell in China, their top market – “collateral damage” of President Trump's trade policies, said Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) on Wednesday. More than two-thirds of North Dakota soybeans have in recent years been exported to China, but there have been zero orders from China this year, she said. Citing CNBC, Heitkamp said 12.1 million bushels out of 15.9 million left...

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