Recent Stories by Bloomberg
Jan 17, 2020 by Bloomberg
Donald Trump is boasting that he’s made farmers “really happy.” He’s not wrong, but it’s not just the trade deal that’s left farmers optimistic for 2020.
Jan 16, 2020 by Bloomberg
Donald Trump’s trade deal may have been short on details about Chinese agriculture purchases, but one thing seems clear: Brazil’s two-year, non-stop soybean bonanza will likely come to an end.
Jan 10, 2020 by Bloomberg
Letting TV cameras into Monsanto’s trial over the safety of Roundup herbicide might put witnesses and employees at risk, the company’s lawyer told a judge.
Jan 08, 2020 by Bloomberg
After spells of record rain delayed planting and harvesting, at least one international customer is now complaining about the poor quality of U.S. corn.
Jan 07, 2020 by Bloomberg
A full Senate vote on President Donald Trump’s rewritten NAFTA trade agreement will be put off until next week at the earliest, after the deal was referred to multiple committees for review.
Jan 06, 2020 by Bloomberg
Louis Dreyfus Co. is cutting jobs as the embattled agricultural commodities trader tightens its belt amid low profits, according to people familiar with the matter.
Jan 06, 2020 by Bloomberg
Borden Dairy Co. filed for bankruptcy, becoming the second major U.S. milk seller to do so in two months as competitive pressures, declining consumption and falling profits made its debt load unsustainable.
Dec 31, 2019 by Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump said he will sign the first phase of a trade deal with China on Jan. 15.
Dec 30, 2019 by Bloomberg
The year is ending on a high note for American soybean farmers, with prices on pace for their best monthly performance since 2016.
Dec 26, 2019 by Bloomberg
There was nothing typical about this year’s grain season in the U.S. Midwest, with one exception: The size of the corn crop.
Dec 17, 2019 by Bloomberg
Further details are emerging on how China would increase imports from the U.S. by as much as $200 billion over the next two years in order to meet its commitments under the phase one trade deal.
Dec 13, 2019 by Bloomberg
China and the U.S. have agreed on the text of a phase one trade deal, which will see the removal of tariffs on Chinese goods in stages, Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said.
Dec 12, 2019 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump signed off on a so-called phase-one trade deal with China, averting the Dec. 15 introduction of a new wave of U.S. tariffs on about $160 billion of consumer goods from the Asian nation.
Dec 10, 2019 by Bloomberg
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the U.S., Mexico, and Canada are close to finalizing changes to a revised North American free trade deal.