Diverse crops and uncomplicated export markets have helped defend farmers' fortunes.
The deal comes at a time when other parts of the Trump administration’s trade agenda have stalled.
Car sales in rural areas most affected by China's retaliatory tariffs aren't growing as quickly as other areas.
Since Canada detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou late last year, Chinese imports of several agricultural crops have slowed or stopped altogether.
Apple and hops harvest season is underway for farmer Patrick Smith, who welcomes the distraction from trade war news.
Following severe flodding in the Midwest, a pile of 650,000 bushels of soybeans in rural Missouri spontaneously combusted and have been burning for a month.
"This is a really exciting time for the garlic capital of the world," says Ken Christopher of Christopher Ranch in Gilroy, California.
An Ag report to be released on Tuesday is expected to show the effects of weather and trade tensions on farm supply and demand.
Growers are racing to plant corn, soybeans and wheat before it's too late.
The versatile legume can be found in pasta, milk, pet food and the “Beyond Burger.”