In 2012, this Iowa man hosted Xi. Now Trump’s trade war is hurting his soybean farm

BY XIE YU, SCMP On an autumn morning in November, Grant Kimberley told a room full of visitors how income from his 4,000-acre (1,600 hectares) family farm in Maxwell, Iowa, has plummeted by as much as 25 per cent in a year, because of the trade war that his president has started with his largest export market. “Soybeans and agriculture have become the collateral damage” … Continue reading In 2012, this Iowa man hosted Xi. Now Trump’s trade war is hurting his soybean farm