Recent Stories by Bloomberg
Nov 11, 2019 by Bloomberg
American cotton farmers are having such a difficult year that even a potential trade deal between the U.S. and China is likely to offer them little comfort.
Nov 08, 2019 by Bloomberg
People trying to get the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report for November were met with frustration Friday.
Nov 08, 2019 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump said that the U.S. hasn’t agreed to roll back all tariffs on China, diluting hopes the U.S. would make such a concession to secure a trade deal.
Nov 06, 2019 by Bloomberg
China has been boosting meat imports to offset losses of pork from a raging fever that’s killing its domestic hogs. This week, the country is signaling it still wants more.
Nov 01, 2019 by Bloomberg
The winter-grain planting period is drawing to a close across the Northern Hemisphere, and young crops across some of the world’s top exporters face a mixed bag of conditions.
Oct 30, 2019 by Bloomberg
Chile’s biggest social unrest in a generation forced the government to cancel next month’s APEC summit in Santiago where President Donald Trump was expected to sign a preliminary trade accord with China.
Oct 24, 2019 by Bloomberg
China aims to buy at least $20 billion of agricultural products in a year if it signs a partial trade deal with the U.S.
Oct 22, 2019 by Bloomberg
Chicago soybean futures were buoyed by the news and hit the highest level in a week on Tuesday.
Oct 15, 2019 by Bloomberg
thanol futures had the biggest loss in two months after the Trump administration took steps Tuesday to implement a deal meant to ensure biofuel quotas are not undermined.
Oct 11, 2019 by Bloomberg
Soybean futures jumped to the highest in more than three months, while corn extended gains, on news that the U.S. and China reached a partial agreement in the trade war that could lay the groundwork for a broader deal.
Sep 25, 2019 by Bloomberg
Donald Trump and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe touted progress toward a limited trade agreement on Wednesday.
Sep 20, 2019 by Bloomberg
In a quick change of events, China canceled a planned visit to farms in the U.S. heartland -- a trip touted by the Trump administration as a building of “goodwill.”
Sep 19, 2019 by Bloomberg
Trade negotiators from the U.S. and China resumed face-to-face talks in Washington, as the Trump administration said a Chinese delegation will visit American farmlands next week.
Sep 17, 2019 by Bloomberg
Global disputes over trade and nuclear weapons have consumed plenty of President Donald Trump’s time and attention -- but a narrow, domestic clash over U.S. biofuel policy may be giving those issues competition.
Sep 05, 2019 by Bloomberg
Top administration officials have developed plans to give a 5% boost to U.S. renewable fuel-blending quotas in 2020.