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Doug looks at soybean leaf
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All around Doug Schroeder's farm in Bellflower in southeastern McLean County, there are remnants of a more profitable time.

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Farm states are likely to be among those hit hardest by China’s proposed tariffs on American exports, including Illinois.

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Illinois farmers have cheered President Donald Trump for his moves on regulatory relief, the federal tax overhaul, and his appointment of Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary.