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Trump Administration to Loosen Rules on Sales of Fuel Ethanol
Oct 9, 2018
Move on blends could boost demand for corn amid oversupply in grain markets Gregory Meyer in New York, 10-9-18, The Financial Times   The Trump administration intends to loosen rules inhibiting domestic sales... Read more

Rain in Plains Bolsters U.S. Winter-Wheat Outlook After Drought
Sep 6, 2018
By Megan Durisin 2018-09-06 19:06:24.258 GMT (Bloomberg) -- Farmland across Kansas, parched for months by drought, got a dose of favorable rain just as this season’s wheat crop is set to be sown.   Recent showers... Read more

Wheat Supply Tightens, but Prices Capped by US Inventories
Jul 31, 2018
Dry conditions curb output in Europe, Black Sea, Australia * Market tightens as world wheat surplus under pressure * Chicago prices seen capped at $6 on high U.S. inventories By Naveen Thukral   MELBOURNE, July 31 (Reuters)... Read more

Trump Pegs Soy Downturn on ‘Bad’ Trade When Weather’s to Blame
Jul 20, 2018
Prices have slumped since hitting a record in 2012 as weather turned favorable, boosting production and global stockpiles By Megan Durisin July 20, 2018, 10:34 AM CDT   President Donald Trump on Friday blamed a plunge in U.S. soybean... Read more

Mexico Retaliates Against Steel Levies with Tariffs on US Imports
Jun 5, 2018
Peso falls as prospect of Nafta deal worsens and US repeats desire for bilateral talks The peso plunged on Tuesday after Mexico imposed tariffs on US imports including bourbon, apples, potatoes, cheese and... Read more

US Farmers to Plant Less Corn, Soyabeans in 2018
Mar 29, 2018
Gregory Meyer in New York, March 29, 2018 Price rally on lower acreage numbers US farmers have retrenched in the face of low agricultural prices by setting plans to plant less corn and soyabeans this year,... Read more

Easter Egg Hunt Gets Costlier as Shoppers Scramble to Stock Up
Mar 27, 2018
 By: Megan Durisin, published on March 27, 2018 (Bloomberg) -- Egg prices in the U.S. have surged close to a record high, just in time for Easter. The wholesale cost of a dozen eggs in... Read more

Will Trump’s Action Create More Free Trade?
Mar 24, 2018
Jacqui Fatka 1 | Mar 23, 2018 Further tension in global trade policy were heightened this week when President Trump on Thursday announced the targeting of approximately $60 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods under... Read more

New Electronic Logging Device Regulation
Mar 23, 2018
Truckers are on the road hours at a time, and new federal Electronic Logging Device regulations implemented by the U.S. Department of Transportation is said to better manage fatigue and schedule issues... Read more

Trade War Rips Through Farm World; Soybean, Hog Prices Fall
Mar 23, 2018
By Jeff Wilson Bloomberg on Mar 23, 2018   Soybean and hog futures fell after China slapped reciprocal tariffs on U.S. imports, putting commodities in the crossfire of an escalating trade war. Included in China’s 128-item... Read more

 
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