Trump promised Wisconsin`s farmers his trade wars would pay off. They`re still waiting

BLOOMER, Wis. — Marc Boettcher’s day started before dawn, when he fired up the hammer mill that ground up corn for a mixture he fed to the steers in his barn.

There was an empty room where he used to milk dairy cows until he sold them a couple of years back, but on a cold morning this summer, much of the barn was full of cattle — curious, anxious, and endearingly weird — who jostled one another to get a look at him. One left him a gift of manure in the drinking trough. Another managed to climb into the manger and stayed there, blinking, like that was the perfect spot...

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Ken Notes: We have countries like China begging for protein and yet we can not get milk prices high enough to sustain small farms. This is wrong. Make the trade wars about buying our dairy an recyclables in exchange for a market for your electronics and other consumer goods...



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