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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 Washington week: FY 2020 spending, US-China trade & Fed keys this week

The House and Senate are both in session.

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US Futures Review: Wheat fell on a lack of fresh supportive news

Wheat futures consolidated after finishing higher on the week.

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USDA trims global wheat output on Australia, Kazakh crop cuts

Global wheat supplies are a little smaller in the outlook from USDA as production issues in Australia and Kazakhstan provided most of the reason.

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USDA trims 2019 corn, soy production forecasts

US corn and soybean production for 2019 remain at levels above what have been expected by the trade and keeping the focus on the demand side of the equation.

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Biofuel backers keep up pressure as Trump admin. works on biofuel package

EPA's granting of small refinery exemptions (SREs) continue to be a point of contention for biofuel proponents, with biodiesel groups and the National Farmers Union (NFU) the latest to pressure the Trump administration to take additional moves to boost the biofuel sector.

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