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Dan Strieggl and his son Issac inspect new farm equipment at the 2018 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, U.S., 
August 28, 2018.

Trump trade war delivers farm boom in Brazil, gloom in Iowa

So far U.S. farmers have been the biggest casualty in the early trade battles

Reuters – The Bella Vita luxury condominium tower rises 20 storeys over the boom town of Luís Eduardo Magalhães in northeastern Brazil. Its private movie theatre and helipad are symbols of how far this dusty farming community has come since it was founded just 18 years ago. Local soybean producers shell out upwards of a