Recent Stories by Bloomberg
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.
Sep 03, 2019 by Bloomberg
The trade war between the U.S. and China continues to surprise agricultural markets, even delivering an unexpected reprieve for American farmers who have otherwise been roiled by the conflict.
Aug 27, 2019 by Bloomberg
Conditions for the cotton crop in the U.S., the world’s biggest exporter, are deteriorating as dry weather erodes planting prospects in Texas, the top state grower.
Aug 23, 2019 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump said he’s raising tariffs further on Chinese imports in response to Beijing’s retaliation earlier in the day, deepening the impasse over the two nations’ trade policies.
Aug 23, 2019 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump, seeking to tamp down political fallout in U.S. farm states, has ordered federal agencies to shift course on relieving some oil refineries of requirements to use biofuel.
Aug 22, 2019 by Bloomberg
Top Trump administration officials met Thursday to consider options for quelling a backlash in politically important farm states over recent biofuel policy moves.
Aug 20, 2019 by Bloomberg
President Donald Trump presided over a lengthy Oval Office meeting Monday in which he urged officials to soften the impact of recent policy moves that angered Midwestern farm states critical to his re-election.
Aug 16, 2019 by Bloomberg
In a tough year for farmers, North Dakota’s Dennis Haugen is a standout. And he may have climate change to thank for it.
Aug 13, 2019 by Bloomberg
American farmers already stung by President Donald Trump’s trade wars now face billions of dollars in potential losses as controversial data from the U.S. government snuffs out a rally in corn.
Aug 08, 2019 by Bloomberg
Major League Baseball’s efforts to reinvigorate viewership have taken it to Mexico and London. Now it’s betting on a classic film location in Iowa as its next eye-catching venue.
Aug 07, 2019 by Bloomberg
While China announced it has halted imports of American soybeans, a mysterious buyer has stepped up.
Jul 30, 2019 by Bloomberg
Bayer AG Chief Executive Officer Werner Baumann said he’d consider a “financially reasonable” settlement of litigation over the weedkiller Roundup.