Farmers cope with floods, trade war

From The Kansas City Star

The two grain bins on Bruce Biermann’s farm near Corning, Missouri, could not withstand the strong currents of the Missouri River.

With four feet of water pressing from the outside and grain swelling from moisture inside, the bins burst.

At 71, Biermann is looking at more than a $100,000 loss. And he’s not “in this boat alone” — a bit of humor that helps keep him afloat in a very troubling time. Read the rest of the article here.