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Trade War Means U.S. Dairy Is Missing Out on China's Demand Boom

  • U.S. exports to China drop 54% in first half, trade group says
  • Meanwhile, Chinese consumers are eating more pizza, cheese
Dairy cows graze in a field at Lafranchi Ranch in Nicasio, California

Dairy cows graze in a field at Lafranchi Ranch in Nicasio, California

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg
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America’s dairy farmers, already struggling with falling milk consumption and low prices, are missing out on a rare demand boom thanks to Donald Trump’s trade war with China.