Missouri, Kansas farmers 'at the mercy' of China and Trump as trade fight escalates

Missouri, Kansas farmers 'at the mercy' of China and Trump as trade fight escalates
- Lavern Potuzak was already bracing for a hit before China announced plans to put a tariff on the crop that makes up two-thirds of his income. “We're always at the mercy of something,” said Potuzak, who owns a family farm in Agenda, Kan., a town of fewer than 70 people in Republic County near the ...