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Roger Bernard

Washington, D.C.

Roger Bernard analyzes policy developments on agriculture, trade, energy, transportation, taxes and US economic and monetary policy for IEG Policy, and more widely for IEG Informa Economics.

As a Policy Analyst, he provides clients and subscribers with accurate, concise and timely analysis of events and policies to help them make market and business decisions.

Before he joined Informa in 2011, Roger worked for Farm Journal / Pro Farmer for more than 24 years. There he covered US agriculture, trade and Washington policy, spending more than 10 years working in Washington DC.

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USDA Crop Progress: Wheat ratings edge lower in final weekly update until 2019

US winter wheat ratings edged down slightly and US corn and soybean harvest remain behind expectations as a challenging harvest season continues for some US producers.

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Trade in focus as November winds down

Attention is focused heavily on trade issues this week in Washington, with attention mostly centered on the end-of-week meeting of the Group of 20 (G20) countries in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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US Washington week ahead: November winds down as lawmakers return to DC

The Senate returns to work Monday afternoon while the House comes back on Tuesday from their Thanksgiving break.

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USDA Cattle on Feed data gets bullish read

The monthly update on US feedlots has come in with actual figures that ran counter to expectations in nearly every category.

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Flurry of action at WTO sees several dispute settlement panels established

Steel and aluminum trade actions, Russia's trade tiff with the European Union (EU) and a US-China clash over intellectual property were among a spate of developments in Geneva as the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) met today (Wednesday).

US Agricultural Policy European Agricultural Policy

Day ahead – November 21, 2018: Trump talks China, RFS plans coming & trade impacting global economy

President Donald Trump says China really wants to get a deal with the US on trade but he still is sticking to talking tough. EPA is soon going to release their finalized levels for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) while trade tensions and other factors are weighing on global economic prospects.

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