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U.S. Farm Bankruptcies Surge 24% on Strain From Trump Trade War

  • Farmers increasingly dependent on federal aid, crop insurance
  • Bankruptcies rise to highest since 2011, farm group says
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U.S. farm bankruptcies in September surged 24% to the highest since 2011 amid strains from President Donald Trump’s trade war with China and a year of wild weather.