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Mark Weinraub

Sonny's roadshow: How Trump's Ag chief sells a trade war to farmers

Sep 13 2018

VERONA, N.Y., Sept 13 Breaking off from a tour of dairy operations on a farm in upstate New York, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue tramps across a muddy path to take a sample of sweet corn from an adjacent field.

Sonny's roadshow: How Trump's Ag chief sells a trade war to farmers

Sep 13 2018

VERONA, N.Y. Breaking off from a tour of dairy operations on a farm in upstate New York, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue tramps across a muddy path to take a sample of sweet corn from an adjacent field.

USDA raises U.S. corn, soy harvest view on record yields

Sep 12 2018

CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday issued a surprise increase to its corn harvest forecast due to expectations of record yields in key production areas such as Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Indiana.

U.S. agriculture secretary: Farm aid details to be disclosed Monday

Aug 23 2018

SCHODACK LANDING, N.Y. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that details of a planned $12 billion aid package for U.S. farmers hurt by the Trump administration's trade wars will be disclosed on Monday.

US agriculture secretary: farm aid details may be disclosed Monday

Aug 23 2018

CORTLAND, New York, Aug 23 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that details of a planned $12 billion aid package for U.S. farmers hurt by the Trump administration's trade wars may be disclosed on Monday.

LIVESTOCK-Technical buying supports cattle futures; hogs mixed

Aug 14 2018

CHICAGO, Aug 14 U.S. cattle futures rose on Tuesday, supported by technical buying after falling on Monday, traders said.

USDA expects record soy production, corn yields

Aug 10 2018

CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday raised its outlook for domestic corn and soybean harvests by a more than expected amount due to good weather during key phases of development.

USDA boosts forecast for U.S. corn, soybean production

Aug 10 2018

CHICAGO, Aug 10 The U.S. Agriculture Department raised its outlook for domestic corn and soybean harvests due to good weather during key phases of development, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Friday.

USDA forecasts record U.S. soy stockpile as trade war roils exports

Jul 12 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. soybean supplies were forecast to rise to the highest ever as a trade war with China, the world's largest buyer of the oilseed, will cut into exports, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Thursday.

U.S. soy supplies seen rising to record as trade war heats up - USDA

Jul 12 2018

WASHINGTON, July 12 U.S. soybean supplies were forecast to rise to the highest ever as a trade war with China, the world's largest buyer of the oilseed, will cut into exports, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Thursday.

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