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Trump announces US tariff hike in latest trade war escalation

Decision comes after Chinese tariff increase Friday morning
The U.S.-China trade war escalated again for the second time Friday after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. would increase rates for existing tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods as well as boost tariffs on $300 billion worth of imports that haven’t yet been levied.
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Daybreak West for Aug. 19-23

Almond shipments hit record * Ag regions see high job growth * Mountain lions as endangered species * Produce growers adapt to online * “Trump insurance” bill still undecided on water
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Farmers, ranchers brace for new Chinese tariffs

The multifront trade war erupting on all sides of the U.S., with allies and others alike, is reaching new heights this week. China is preparing to enact $34 billion worth of tariffs on Friday that have U.S. producers of everything from strawberries to beef bracing for a major disruption in exports.
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Beekeepers say splitting up is hard to do

Pollination services making up for lost production, ERS report says
Beekeepers have been struggling with high winter loss rates for more than 10 years, but a report from USDA’s Economic Research Service says they have been able to offset the costs of replacing colonies by providing more pollination services.
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Almond farmers brace for Chinese tariff

U.S. almond farmers were just starting to put behind them a port strike three years ago that decimated exports, and now they are bracing for the impacts of a new 15 percent Chinese tariff that's just one aspect of the burgeoning U.S.-China trade war.
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