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7 March 2019 | USA

'We need it now': U.S. farm country pins hopes on China trade deal

Corn and soybean farmer Lorenda Overman from North Carolina has been selling her crops at a loss and delaying paychecks to her workers since the U.S. trade war with China tanked agriculture prices, and her farm’s debt recently topped $2 million.
If the Trump administration fails to clinch a deal with Beijing soon to end the trade dispute, she says, her operation may have a hard time staying afloat.
“We need some stability, we need some action and we need it now,” Overman, who farms in Goldsboro, said via telephone.

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