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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

23 Feb 2018

Flooding cripples grain barge shipments on U.S. Midwest rivers

CHICAGO Grain barge shipping came to a near standstill in parts of the U.S. Midwest on Thursday as recent heavy rain and melting snow swelled rivers, halted barge loading and sidelined the towboats that haul farm belt crops to Gulf Coast export terminals.

22 Feb 2018

Flooding cripples grain barge shipments on U.S. Midwest rivers

CHICAGO, Feb 22 Grain barge shipping came to a near standstill in parts of the U.S. Midwest on Thursday as recent heavy rain and melting snow swelled rivers, halted barge loading and sidelined the towboats that haul farm belt crops to Gulf Coast export terminals.

21 Feb 2018

How to buy Bunge? Bond investors say ADM would likely issue equity

CHICAGO U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co would need to issue equity to help finance a proposed takeover of rival Bunge Ltd , according to investors and bond analysts, as a years-long slump in agricultural commodity prices makes a debt-only deal too risky.

14 Feb 2018

Bunge CEO: Board backs management after company earnings miss

CHICAGO Agricultural merchant Bunge Ltd reported a worse-than-expected loss for the fourth quarter on Wednesday, the latest in a string of poor results that has left the company's management fending off takeover bids from rivals.

01 Feb 2018

U.S. soy exports hit seven-month low on quality woes, competition

CHICAGO U.S. soybean export sales fell to a seven-month low last week, according to government data released on Thursday, as stiff competition from rival exporter Brazil and concerns over lower U.S. crop quality dented demand from key buyers such as China.

25 Jan 2018

Protein plight: Brazil steals U.S. soybean share in China

CHICAGO U.S. soybean growers are losing market share in the all-important China market because the race to grow higher-yielding crops has robbed their most prized nutrient: protein.

05 Jan 2018

CME cattle drop daily limit on lower cash market sales

CHICAGO Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures <0#LC:> fell sharply on Friday and hit daily trading limits on weaker cash market prices and easing concerns that frigid weather in feedlot areas could disrupt marketings.

04 Jan 2018

U.S. agriculture markets jump as frigid weather blankets farm belt

Bone-chilling cold across the U.S. farm belt riled agriculture markets at midweek as concerns over crop damage and delayed export shipments sent prices of key food commodities soaring.

04 Jan 2018

U.S. agriculture markets jump as frigid weather blankets farm belt

Jan 3 Bone-chilling cold across the U.S. farm belt riled agriculture markets at midweek as concerns over crop damage and delayed export shipments sent prices of key food commodities soaring.

02 Jan 2018

LIVESTOCK-CME cattle rally on higher cash, beef prices

CHICAGO, Jan 2 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures rallied about 1.5 percent on Tuesday on fund buying and stronger cash cattle and beef prices, traders said.

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