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"There will never be enough money to solve the problem" created by Chinese duties on USA farm goods, said Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas, a Republican.

While he opposes tariffs and would prefer the administration use "better tools" to address unfair trade practices, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said the confrontation could produce beneficial results. Other countries "don't want to have those tariffs put on them".

But according to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, the White House doesn't anticipate any additional aid packages for other sectors, like the auto or retail sectors, affected by the trade disputes. Perdue said more details about the aid will be announced by the beginning of September, which was the timeline he laid out last week.

"What you heard (Monday) is the sentiment of many farmers: They would rather have their trade markets open than aid programs", said Sandison, who spoke at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region summit in Spokane on Monday. Many farmers are accepting that message.

In response to steep tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, China has responded with tariffs of its own on American goods.

The relief package is intended as a temporary boost to farmers as the United States and China negotiate over trade issues, officials said. "Farmers need contracts, not compensation, so they can create stability and plan for the future", said the group's executive director, Brian Kuehl. Debt-to-income ratios for farmers are at a 34-year high. The assistance is "a firm statement that other nations can not bully our agriculture producers to force the United States to cave in".

"The administration must develop a support mechanism that will mitigate the significant damage that is being inflicted upon our most vital global markets for years to come", he said in a statement.

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'American farmers want markets, not handouts, ' he said in a statement.

"The president's going to have to say more than 'I like the farmers and I support the farmers,"' he said during a conference call with reporters. "This announcement is substantial but we can not overstate the dire consequences that farmers and ranchers are facing in relation to lost export markets". Deere shares rose 4.6 percent, more than any full-day gain since May 18. What we need is certainty when it comes to our trade relationships. "The restrictions we face in critical markets such as Mexico and China - our top two export markets by volume a year ago - have placed American pig farmers and their families in dire financial straits". The U.S. and its European allies are meeting as the dispute threatens to spread to automobile production.

As just one example of how farmers are impacted, China used to import $1 billion worth of American-grown sorghum annually, which made up 77 percent of all USA sorghum exports. "China made $517 Billion on us a year ago".

"While soybean growers appreciate the administration's recognition that tariffs have caused reduced exports and lower prices, the announced plan provides only short-term assistance", the American Soybean Association said in a statement, which called "for a longer-term strategy to alleviate mounting soybean surpluses and continued low prices, including a plan to remove the harmful tariffs".

President Donald Trump's trade wars could become a major political drag for Republicans, with job losses and price increases piling up just as voters head to the polls in November.

"This trade war is cutting the legs out from under farmers and the White House's "plan" is to spend US$12 billion on gold crutches", said Senator Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican who frequently criticizes the president, a fellow Republican.

While emergency government commodity buys are rare, they're not unheard of.

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