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Rural Blog: New poll shows most farmers, although fewer than before, still support Trump trade policy

According to a poll released this week, one in seven farmers who voted for President Trump would not vote for him today, mostly because of the escalating trade war with China. Though 60 percent of farmers overall still support him, that’s down from 75 percent in 2016. And 40 percent of the 924 respondents to the Farm Futures poll say Trump’s trade actions have permanently damaged agriculture,...