TOLONO — After the loss of valuable trading partners, farmers in central Illinois are worried about their future.
This week, President Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it a “bad deal for America.”
But farmers are worried it could be a bad deal for them.
Almost half of Illinois’s crop exports go out to other countries, including those in TPP.
A big part of those exports are corn and soybeans.
We spoke with farmers who say they would get hit hard by this order, but the president says otherwise.