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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Cash cattle trade unfolded at lower levels last week and most futures contracts posted losses as carcass weights moved higher.
US pork exports registered a new record level for the month and were up some 10 percent from June 2018 even though they were down from May.
While June broiler exports were down from expectations and below year-ago levels, the data for the second quarter showed shipments were up from year ago for that period.
US wheat production moved higher in August as winter wheat output rose compared to July, with USDA only partly offsetting the increase with higher usage.
The House and Senate are on recess, with both returning September 9. Gun control will be one of the topics when lawmakers come back in September along with finding a way to keep the government open beyond the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 that ends September 30.