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Trump's payments to farmers hit all-time high ahead of election

Oct 19 2020

CHICAGO U.S. President Donald Trump is assuring a bumper year for farmers as the Nov. 3 election approaches, with record government subsidies projected to make up more than a third of farm income in 2020.

GRAINS-Dry soils push U.S. wheat Dec 2014 high; corn, soy rise

Oct 19 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 19 Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures firmed on Monday, hitting almost six-year highs, on concerns about dry conditions across key global growing areas, traders said.

GRAINS-U.S. wheat firms to highest since Dec. 2014; corn, soy rise

Oct 19 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 19 Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures firmed on Monday, hitting almost six-year highs, on concerns about dry conditions across key global growing areas, traders said.

Trump's payments to farmers hit all-time high ahead of election

Oct 19 2020

CHICAGO U.S. President Donald Trump is assuring a bumper year for farmers as the Nov. 3 election approaches, with record government subsidies projected to make up more than a third of farm income in 2020.

UPDATE 1-U.S. government cuts corn, soy supply view on falling harvest forecast

Oct 09 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 9 U.S. corn and soybean supplies will be smaller than previously forecast, as adverse weather reduced the acreage that farmers will harvest, the U.S. government said on Friday.

GRAINS-CBOT wheat falls after hitting highest since 2015; corn, soy ease

Oct 08 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 8 Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures dropped 1.9% on Thursday, falling from their highest in more than five years, as traders locked in profits ahead of a key U.S. government report.

GRAINS-Exports underpin U.S. soy, corn markets while wheat sags after rally

Oct 08 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 8 U.S. soybean and corn futures steadied near recent highs on Thursday, with strong export demand and dry weather in Brazil underpinning the market.

UPDATE 1-U.S. corn, soy stocks fall as exports rise, government report shows

Sep 30 2020

CHICAGO, Sept 30 American soybean and corn stockpiles were smaller than expected as China stepped up its purchases of U.S. supplies during the summer, the U.S. government said on Wednesday.

GRAINS-U.S. corn, soy futures firm after four days of losses; wheat weak

Sep 25 2020

CHICAGO, Sept 25 Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures rose on Friday, bouncing back from four straight days of declines on a mild round of bargain buying, traders said.

U.S. details up to $14 billion in new aid for farmers

Sep 18 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday released details of a second round of COVID-19 aid for farmers, which will pay up to $14 billion to growers of major crops such as corn, soybeans and wheat, as well as livestock, dairy and tobacco.

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