Guess who benefits from the loss of farms? Trump’s billionaire pals, who get to buy up farmland cheap after they lose their land.
Farmers Union Vice President Says Farmers Have ‘Pretty Much Lost All Our Markets Since Trump Took Over’
While Kuylen did not vote for Trump, he knows farmers who did and predicts their business interests will conflict with their loyalty to the president. “If it’s between supporting the president or losing your family farm — this is something we’ve had in our family for four generations and I know there’s families with five or six generations on the same farm — if they’re going to lose that, I think they’re going to lose their loyalty very fast.”
The New York Times found widespread dissatisfaction among farmers in attendance at Farmfest in Minnesota in August, where attendees booed Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue after he told telling a joke about how two farmers in a basement are called “a whine cellar.”
The Trump administration has tried to mitigate some of the damage…
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