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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Slaughter weights are likely to stay lower as the level of heifers in the slaughter mix is still running ahead of usual marks.
First quarter 2019 pork exports are likely to be under year-ago levels but China is emerging as a buyer as they deal with African swine fever.
Low broiler prices in the fourth quarter of 2018 have helped spur demand, both domestically with retail and food service areas, but also on the export side.
US farmers are slowly making progress toward getting the growing season underway for spring-planted crops, with corn, soybean and spring wheat planting all running behind the average pace normally seen at this time of year.
The House and Senate are in the second week of their two-week break for Easter, returning April 29.
US winter wheat condition ratings held steady in the week ended April 14, but conditions remain less than ideal for corn and spring wheat planting.