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Tom Polansek

U.S. farmers increased support for Trump ahead of 'Phase 1' signing - Reuters/Ipsos poll

16 Jan 2020

CHICAGO/ NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump gained support among American farm families at the end of last year, Reuters/Ipsos poll data showed, as Trump touted a Phase 1 trade deal with key agricultural buyer China.

Disease that killed millions of China's pigs poses global threat

16 Jan 2020

CHICAGO Bettie the beagle, a detector dog for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, picked up the scent of pork on a woman arriving from China at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

China's 'market condition' caveat on U.S. ag purchases adds to trade deal doubts

16 Jan 2020

CHICAGO China's pledge to buy U.S. farm goods based on "market conditions" during the Phase 1 trade deal signing ceremony on Wednesday added to doubts among farmers and commodity traders over Beijing's lingering tariffs on U.S. exports. | Video

China's 'market condition' caveat on U.S. ag purchases adds to trade deal doubts

16 Jan 2020

CHICAGO China's pledge to buy U.S. farm goods based on "market conditions" during the Phase 1 trade deal signing ceremony on Wednesday added to doubts among farmers and commodity traders over Beijing's lingering tariffs on U.S. exports.

LIVESTOCK-Chinese buying drives record U.S. pork exports in November

08 Jan 2020

CHICAGO, Jan 8 U.S. pork exports in November surged to a record high for any month, according to new government data, driven by a fatal pig disease that is stoking a meat shortage in China.

LIVESTOCK-Hog futures drop by daily limit on profit-taking, Middle East tensions

03 Jan 2020

CHICAGO, Jan 3 U.S. hog futures tumbled by the daily trading limit to a three-week low on Friday as rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East triggered profit-taking, analysts said.

Bunge sells stake in U.S. ethanol plant as biofuels industry struggles

03 Jan 2020

CHICAGO Bunge Ltd ended its 13-year ownership interest in an Iowa ethanol plant, the company said on Thursday, following industry struggles with thin margins and overproduction.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures near 7-week high on hopes for pork sales to China

02 Jan 2020

CHICAGO, Jan 2 U.S. hog futures kicked off 2020 by approaching seven-week highs in gains driven by increasing expectations for bigger sales of American pork to China.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures rise in 2019 as pig fever hits China

31 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 31 U.S. hog futures rose in 2019 on hopes China will further increase pork imports as an outbreak of a fatal pig disease ravaged the Chinese herd.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures rally on China trade optimism

30 Dec 2019

CHICAGO, Dec 30 U.S. hog futures shot to their highest prices in more than six weeks on Monday on increased optimism over trade with China, the world's biggest pork consumer.

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