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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 20 2018

Exclusive: U.S. sorghum armada U-turns at sea after China tariffs

CHICAGO Several ships carrying cargoes of sorghum from the United States to China have changed course since Beijing slapped hefty anti-dumping deposits on U.S. imports of the grain, trade sources and a Reuters analysis of export and shipping data showed.

Apr 13 2018

Trade war backfire: Steel tariff shrapnel hits U.S. farmers

KANE COUNTY, Ill. Lucas Strom, who runs a century-old family farm in rural Illinois, canceled an order to buy a new $71,000 grain storage bin last month - after the seller raised the price 5 percent in a day.

Apr 05 2018

Monsanto misses profit estimates as corn disappoints

Monsanto Co on Thursday reported weaker-than-expected earnings for a second straight quarter, saying its corn business dropped as U.S. farmers planted fewer acres this spring, while low crop prices continued to drag the sector.

Apr 02 2018

U.S. dairy group partners with China researchers to boost trade opportunities

CHICAGO A U.S. dairy trade export group has partnered with a Chinese university to create a food science research center, hoping to bolster relations and expand dairy exports from the United States into China, the group said in a statement.

Mar 26 2018

BRIEF-China Electronics Huada Technology Co Posts FY Profit Attributable Of HK$220.1 Million

March 26 China Electronics Huada Technology Company Ltd:

Mar 19 2018

ADM restructures business groups as grain margins falter

CHICAGO Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Monday that it would restructure its business units, as the U.S. agricultural merchant seeks ways to remain competitive in the face of persistent tight margins in the global grains sector.

Mar 09 2018

China says U.S. soybeans 'prime target' over tariffs: trade group

CHICAGO Chinese officials have said U.S. soybeans are a prime target for retaliation against tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum imports, according to the American Soybean Association.

Mar 01 2018

Bunge's coveted Argentina plants lure ADM takeover approach

(This story corrects references to Bunge losses in paragraphs 14 and 15 in Feb 28 story. The company has generally experienced declining profits, but not losses.) | Video

Feb 22 2018

Exclusive: As Trump trashes NAFTA, Mexico turns to Brazilian corn

CHICAGO/MEXICO CITY Mexican buyers imported ten times more corn from Brazil last year amid concern that NAFTA renegotiations could disrupt their U.S. supplies, according to government data and top grains merchants.

Feb 22 2018

Exclusive: As Trump trashes NAFTA, Mexico turns to Brazilian corn

CHICAGO/MEXICO CITY Mexican buyers imported ten times more corn from Brazil last year amid concern that NAFTA renegotiations could disrupt their U.S. supplies, according to government data and top grains merchants.

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