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Mark Weinraub

U.S. Agriculture Secretary says no need for more farm aid after China trade deal

21 Jan 2020

AUSTIN, Texas With China poised to increase purchases of U.S. agricultural goods this year as part of a Phase 1 China trade deal, the U.S. Agriculture Secretary said on Monday there is no need for a third year of trade-related aid for farmers.

UPDATE 1-USDA boosts corn, soy production; U.S. wheat seedings lowest since 1909

10 Jan 2020

CHICAGO, Jan 10 The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday raised its estimate of domestic corn and soybean production despite adverse weather throughout the fall that had been expected to curtail yields.

How ethanol plant shutdowns deepen pain for U.S. corn farmers

13 Dec 2019

RACCOON TOWNSHIP, Ind./NEW YORK When the U.S. ethanol industry was booming, Indiana farmer Paul Hodgen made good money selling about a quarter of his crop to a local facility that produced the corn-based fuel.

How ethanol plant shutdowns deepen pain for U.S. corn farmers

13 Dec 2019

RACCOON TOWNSHIP, Ind./NEW YORK, Dec 13 When the U.S. ethanol industry was booming, Indiana farmer Paul Hodgen made good money selling about a quarter of his crop to a local facility that produced the corn-based fuel.

UPDATE 1-USDA sees U.S. wheat supplies falling to five-year low

10 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 10 U.S. supplies of wheat will fall to a five-year low, with exports on the rise due to smaller harvests from key global competitors, the government said on Tuesday.

LIVESTOCK-Hog futures fall after weak export sales report

05 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 5 CME Group hog futures eased on Thursday, pressured by a bearish pork export sales report, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Cattle futures weak on technicals, hog futures edge higher

04 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 4 U.S. cattle futures fell on Wednesday, pressured by technical selling after hitting their highest level in more than two weeks, traders said.

GRAINS-U.S. soy rises on trade hopes; technicals pressure corn, boost wheat

04 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 4 U.S. soybean futures rose on Wednesday, buoyed by renewed optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal as well as some bargain buying, traders said.

GRAINS-Soybean futures rise on renewed trade hopes; corn weak, wheat steady

04 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 4 U.S. soybean futures rose on Wednesday, buoyed by renewed optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal as well as some bargain buying, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Hog futures firm on cash market strength

03 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 3 U.S. lean hog futures Tuesday rose 3.6 percent on Tuesday, supported by signs of strength in the cash market, traders said.

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