Illinois Farm Bureau submitted farmers' trade stories to Congress to illustrate the effects tariffs are having on family farms. Here are their stories:
Latest tariffs would target certain seafood, vegetables, fruits, juices and nuts; China vows retaliation.
Mid-West Truckers Association official advises industry to speak up.
Better connectivity needed in rural areas for education, health care, business development and more, says Wilson.
More than a third of complaints have already been finalized; environmental programs head says department better prepared this year.
Ag Department's chief economist defends 1-cent corn payments that 'shocked' some farmers. Administration officials also give updates on various trade negotiations during Senate Ag Committee meeting.
Farmers stress the need to fix rule the right way. Otherwise, 'it will only get worse.'