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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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US weekly beef outlook: Cash expectations still a key focus

October futures eased lower late-week, not following the prior week's increase that arrived later in the week.

Cattle & Beef Futures

US weekly pork outlook: Hurricane Florence impacted supplies

Hurricane Florence remained a market factor as it disrupted marketings on the US East Coast with slaughter facilities off line and hogs unable to move to market.

Hogs & Pork Production

US weekly poultry outlook: Broiler meat prices remain under year-ago levels

US broiler prices continue to run below year-ago levels while the turkey market is in the process of transitioning from a bearish to bullish situation.

Poultry Eggs

USDA Crop Progress: Corn, soybean harvest remain ahead of average

US corn and soybean harvest continued to advance over the past week, keeping the pace ahead of the average for this time of year.

Corn Wheat

US Washington week ahead: Farm bill, spending and trade all in focus

The Senate is in session this week while the House will return Tuesday from its week-long break.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

US weekly beef outlook: Futures gain despite hefty slaughter numbers

Futures shot higher for the week, pushing through resistance and pushing producer margins into positive territory.

Cattle & Beef Production
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