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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

Jul 12 2018

Beef, eggs, animal feed fatten Cargill's profits

CHICAGO Strong global demand for beef and animal feed fattened grain trader Cargill Inc's profits in fiscal year 2018, which were also boosted by trade tensions and South American weather woes, the company said on Thursday.

Jul 09 2018

Trump's trade war splits a Missouri county into winners and losers

NEW MADRID COUNTY, Mo. People don’t talk about trade tariffs in this stretch of the Mississippi River basin, where grains and metals have paid the bills for generations. | Video

Jun 18 2018

Commodities trader Cargill aims to cut shipping emissions 15 pct by 2020

CHICAGO Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] aims to cut carbon emissions from its international shipping unit by as much as 15 percent by 2020, to meet U.N. regulations to reduce pollution and demands from some of its food manufacturer customers for more environmentally-friendly operations.

Jun 15 2018

U.S., China trade fight 'will lead to serious consequences': Cargill

CHICAGO The current trade conflict between the United States and China "will lead to serious consequences for economic growth and job creation," global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] said on Friday.

Jun 15 2018

U.S., China trade fight 'will lead to serious consequences' - Cargill

CHICAGO The current trade conflict between the United States and China "will lead to serious consequences for economic growth and job creation," global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] said on Friday.

May 31 2018

Canada to U.S.: Explain that $30 billion farm spending war chest

CHICAGO/GENEVA Canada wants the United States to explain why its lawmakers have made an additional $30 billion available to support U.S. farmers hit by trade woes, and how Washington might distribute the money, according to a document published by the World Trade Organization on Thursday.

May 23 2018

U.S.-China trade row sows confusion in farmer planting plans

CHICAGO Tom Giessel is cutting back on plantings this year on his farm in central Kansas as he reckons with a drought, a glut in global grains supply and trade tensions between the United States and China.

May 18 2018

Big Ag turns to peas to meet soaring global protein demand

Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea.

May 18 2018

Insight: Big Ag turns to peas to meet soaring global protein demand

Cargill, the global grains trader, sees the future of protein in the humble pea.

May 16 2018

ADM, Bunge say they can navigate U.S.-China trade tensions

CHICAGO/NEW YORK Global grain merchants Archer Daniels Midland Co and Bunge Ltd can withstand agricultural trade disruptions arising from U.S.-China tensions and potentially profit from them, company executives said on Wednesday.

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