California farmers and Mexican cheese sales, U.S. trade war takes a toll

Cows are feeding at Mancebo Holsteins in Tulare, California, U.S., July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Jane Ross

TULARE, Calif. (Reuters) – Stephen Mancebo, a fourth-generation California dairy farmer with 2,300 cows, has battled ups and downs in his temperamental industry for a quarter-century only to find himself a casualty of a U.S trade war with one of his biggest customers – Mexico. Mancebo, 47, represents one of approximately 1,300 dairy farm families […]

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