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Trump's trade tactics will hurt American agriculture

US Corn Belt economies may nosedive as Mexican farmers are incentivised to produce more even as the country is forced to mull food diversification.

Mexico is the third biggest importer of American farm products. It is the biggest importer of American corn, dairy products, pork and rice.

THE election of Donald Trump as US president has changed the relations that have existed in recent decades between the United States and Mexico.

Among many of his outrageous claims are that the Mexican government is "forcing their most unwanted people" who are "criminals, drug dealers,...

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