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Published on December 31, 2018

Today News – Chickpea farmers suffering ‘a real catastrophe’ after Trump’s trade war tanks prices by more than half

With no end to President Donald Trump’s trade war in sight, many chickpea farmers are bracing for tough financial times ahead in the coming year. NPR reports that many chickpea farmers in the Pacific Northwest have a huge percentage of their crops sealed away in storage with little hope of finding buyers anytime soon. “30 to 40 percent of our total revenue is in the bin,” chickpea farmer Allen Druffel tells NPR. “And we’re not sure what we want to do with it.” Druffel says the timing of the trad…

Source: http://c.newsnow.co.uk/A/2/968346016?-42097:28482

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