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Mar 22, 2020 by Bloomberg
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled a $2 trillion economic rescue package Sunday with money for middle-class taxpayers, the unemployed and even local governments.
Mar 03, 2020 by Bloomberg
The oil industry and its Capitol Hill allies are pressing the Trump administration to defend its decision to exempt oil refineries from requirements they blend biofuels into gasoline and diesel.
Feb 21, 2020 by Bloomberg
Deere & Co. delivered an unexpected increase in earnings and maintained its annual outlook as early signs of stabilization in the U.S. farm sector offset a slowdown in construction.
Feb 20, 2020 by Bloomberg
It’s either going to be a boom fourth quarter for U.S. farmers, or that extra $12.5 billion in American agriculture purchases promised by China for this year isn’t happening.
Feb 06, 2020 by Bloomberg
Chicago soybean prices have been whipsawed in recent weeks as optimism over an initial U.S.-China trade pact was dampened by worries China may not be able to fulfill agricultural purchase pledges.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signaled that a renewed transatlantic trade truce will require more ambitious European Union efforts to ease imports of American foods.
China’s promises in its phase-one trade deal to increase purchases from the U.S. will be even tougher to fulfill now that a new virus is hammering demand and interfering with supply chains.
Jan 29, 2020 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump signed into law a new trade pact with Canada and Mexico on Wednesday, sealing a political victory that will help neutralize Democratic attacks on his economic record.
Jan 29, 2020 by Bloomberg
Chinese buyers have booked only modest amounts of U.S. soybeans, pork and cotton, according to government data.
Jan 28, 2020 by Bloomberg
U.S. corn is not only the cheapest in the world, but also the only supply that’s amply available in the global market.
Jan 27, 2020 by Bloomberg
Commodity investors are taking flight as fears deepen that the spread of coronavirus could curtail China’s demand of everything from crude oil to soybeans.
Jan 22, 2020 by Bloomberg
Cargill Inc. welcomes the first phase of a U.S.-China trade agreement but cautions that exports of some agricultural goods have yet to resume and tariffs are still in place.
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.