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  1. A patch of wheat that was missed by the combine is seen during harvesting in Corn

    Farmer's threat prompts US Agriculture Department to pull staff from crop tour

    The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three ...
  2. Farm equipment and grain storage belonging to farmer Austin Rincker sit outside in Moweaqua Illinois

    Why US growers are betting the farm on soybeans amid China trade war

    U.S. farmers are gearing up to plant what could be their third-largest soybean crop ever despite failing to sell a mountain of beans from their ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Didier Guillaume, newly-named French Minister of Agriculture and Food,  arrives to atte

    France delays food price rise for farmers after protests

    France, reeling from violent protests over the cost of living, said on Wednesday it will delay a planned rise in minimum food prices, incurring ...
  4. Farmers march towards the parliament house during a rally to protest soaring farm operating costs a

    Angry Indian farmers march on parliament to denounce their plight

    Tens of thousands of Indian farmers and rural workers marched to the Indian parliament in the capital, New Delhi, on Friday in a protest against ...
  5. A supporter of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wears a mask depicting the

    Angry farmers could upset India's Modi in major state elections test

    Weak farm prices are threatening to hurt Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party as it faces a critical test in three state ...
  6. FILE PHOTO:  Eric Honselman opens a shed which holds 75,000 bushels of corn he was forced to store

    Harvesting in a trade war: US crops rot as storage costs soar

    U.S. farmers finishing their harvests are facing a big problem - where to put the mountain of grain they cannot sell to Chinese buyers.
  7. Shopping bags from Asda and Sainsbury's are seen in Manchester.

    Sainsbury's-Asda deal could hurt farmers, says union

    British supermarket group Sainsbury's proposed takeover of rival Asda could lead to a further price squeeze for farmers and reduce the choice and ...
  8. Members of Illinois Soybean Growers Association and a trade group of grain buyers from Sri Lanka me

    US farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage, find new markets

    Clouds crowded the Illinois sky as Nick Harre walked away from his combine at the peak of harvest to join four fellow farmers in greeting some ...
  9. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump discusses trade deal in the Rose Garden of the White House in Wash

    Trump’s trade war looms over divided US farm belt ahead of vote

    Chuck Wirtz voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election, inspired by the then-political outsider, but the veteran Iowa hog farmer now has buyer's ...