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United States

P.J. Huffstutter

Exclusive: More than 1 million acres of U.S. cropland ravaged by floods

Mar 30 2019

CHICAGO/COLUMBUS, Neb. At least 1 million acres (405,000 hectares) of U.S. farmland were flooded after the "bomb cyclone" storm left wide swaths of nine major grain producing states under water this month, satellite data analyzed by Gro Intelligence for Reuters showed. | Video

Cargill third-quarter profit jumps 14 percent; cost cuts offset swine fever, trade war

Mar 28 2019

CHICAGO Grains trader Cargill Inc on Thursday reported a 14 percent jump in fiscal third-quarter 2019 net earnings, as spending cuts buoyed profits that were weighed down by factors as varied as the U.S.-China trade war, swine fever in Asian hogs and slumping U.S. ethanol prices.

Flooding woes add to trade war stress in 'Trump country' farm belt

Mar 26 2019

COLUMBUS, Neb./CHICAGO Nebraska grain farmer Ryan Ueberrhein was barely breaking even after the U.S.-China trade war pushed prices for his soybean crop to a decade low. Then the nearby Elkhorn River burst its banks as flooding swept across the U.S. farm belt. | Video

U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floods

Mar 21 2019

WINSLOW, Neb./CHICAGO Midwestern farmers have been gambling they could ride out the U.S.-China trade war by storing their corn and soybeans anywhere they could - in bins, plastic tubes, in barns or even outside. | Video

U.S. farmers face devastation following Midwest floods

Mar 20 2019

WINSLOW, Neb./CHICAGO, March 20 Midwestern farmers have been gambling they could ride out the U.S.-China trade war by storing their corn and soybeans anywhere they could - in bins, plastic tubes, in barns or even outside.

GRAINS-U.S. soybeans inch up on China purchases, wheat sinks to new lows

Mar 07 2019

* High ethanol stocks, mounting farm debt weigh on U.S. corn prices (Updates with closing prices)

GRAINS-U.S. soybeans rise on China purchases, wheat sinks to new lows

Mar 07 2019

* High ethanol stocks, mounting farm debt weigh on U.S. corn prices (Recasts with prices, adds quotes; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON)

U.S. cuts 2019 farm income forecast but still projects growth

Mar 06 2019

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) dropped its net farm income forecast for 2019 by more than 10 percent on Wednesday, saying that data lags from the partial government shutdown failed to show the full picture of the sector's health.

GRAINS-CBOT wheat plunges to 7-month low, soybeans rebound

Feb 20 2019

* Most active wheat contract traded at lowest on a continuous basis since July 12

GRAINS-CBOT wheat plunges to 7-month low, soybeans sag on U.S. export woes

Feb 20 2019

* Most-active wheat contracts trades at lowest on a continuous basis since July 12

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