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many midwestern farmers can't seem to catch a break first they took a financial hit with the US China trade war which cut off exports of soybeans and other products and now Midwest farmers are struggling with devastation from last week's powerful and deadly winter hurricane known as a bomb cyclone one that triggered record floods across a wide swath of the farm belts early estimates of lost crops and livestock are approaching one billion dollars in Nebraska alone Reuters correspondent you may read comics spoke to farmers in Winslow Nebraska one of the farmers are described his farm in the ad at the war zone there's a lot of debris scattered all around their land is almost entirely so wet %HESITATION so it's very very difficult for them to actually get back to work and for farmers like Tom Geisler the recent flooding comes at a tough time as the US farming sector is reeling from the trade war between the trump administration in China with fellow great price for the last three years and has been easy on a the farmers in the United States especially in this area one rely totally on their culture for income the damage in Nebraska goes far beyond farmland and stockpiles of grain destroyed roads means it will be harder for trucks to deliver seed to farmers for the coming planting season and with more flooding expected damages could climb much higher in the region