Farmers

PepsiCo says the farmers were "illegally" growing its registered variety of potatoes.
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April 25, 2019 - 7:29 pm
By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business (CNN) -- PepsiCo is suing four farmers in India for copyright infringement, claiming they were growing a variety of potatoes trademarked by the company for exclusive use in its Lays potato chips. The lawsuits were filed earlier this month by the company's Indian...
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Philadelphia food banks have begun receiving their share of what the federal government is calling "trade mitigation food." That's food the government is purchasing from farmers who've been hurt by the trade war.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
January 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia food banks have begun receiving their share of what the federal government is calling "trade mitigation food." That's food the government is purchasing from farmers who've been hurt by the trade war. But it's not the most helpful program for food banks...
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Donald Rex Bishop/Green Heffa Farms, Inc. via AP
December 12, 2018 - 6:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid. The House voted 369-47 for the legislation, which sets federal...
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Jul 21, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Arizona delegates help out to pack food bags at Greater Cleveland Food Bank as a part of Arizona delegation community project during the Republican National Convention.
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Kristen Johanson
October 01, 2018 - 5:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Farmers impacted by retaliation tariffs surrounding President Donald Trump's so-called trade war may get a bit of a reprieve from a new strategy, which may also benefit food banks. As part of a three-prong relief package to help farmers, the Department of Agriculture...
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AP Photo/Michael Conroy
September 23, 2018 - 11:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China. But even those poised for big payouts worry it won't be enough...
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President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Tampa, Fla.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
August 01, 2018 - 8:18 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has wrongly claimed that shoppers need to show photo identification to buy groceries, and he is accusing Democrats of obstructing his agenda and stalling confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee. Trump also is defending his trade agenda and snapping at...
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President Donald Trump, right, and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, left, speak in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 25, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced Wednesday they have agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-automobile goods and would work to resolve U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that have roiled European markets. The president,...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 24, 2018 - 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries. However, some farm-state Republicans quickly dismissed the...
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(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
July 15, 2018 - 10:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years. The threat of...
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