Another Poll Shows Farmer Support for Trump Fading

Dan Industry News Release

Another poll shows support of President Donald Trump by farmers is declining.

another pollA new Farm Journal poll shows that while almost 70 percent of America’s farmers and ranchers voted for Donald Trump in 2016, only 54 percent would vote for him again. Nearly 2,500 farmers participated in the online poll. 51 percent of those participating view the president as favorable, while 43 percent view him unfavorably and five percent view him neither favorable nor unfavorable.

When asked if their opinion of President Trump had changed since the start of trade wars, 38 percent of respondents indicated they had no change in their opinion, while 36 percent said their opinion was less favorable and 26 percent said their opinion was more favorable.

Even as the 2018 drought in the Midwest continues to cast a shadow over this year’s harvest amidst the tariff battles, some respondent’s comments were positive declaring President Trump the “best president America has ever had” while others are proclaiming him “the worst.”

Source: National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.