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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: Weather impacts trimmed cattle marketings

Lower cash cattle trade reflected some losses in futures as steer carcass weights continue to run under year-ago marks.

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US weekly pork outlook: US pork exports strong

Weather-related delays impacted hog slaughter for the week, keeping the increase compared to year-ago marks under expectations.

Hogs & Pork Exports

US weekly poultry outlook: Broiler output rising

Higher US broiler harvest and a slight increase in liveweights took output of broiler meat up from year-ago levels in January.

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Feds seize 1 million pounds of pork from China at Newark port

Roughly 1 million pounds of pork from China were seized by US Custom and Border Protection (CBP) agents at the port of Newark, thwarting an attempt to smuggle the products into the US in more than 50 shipping containers, officials announced Friday in Elizabeth, NJ.

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US Washington week ahead: Congress out with trade, Fed policy in focus

The House and Senate are both on a week-long break, returning the week of March 25.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

US Futures Review: Soybeans post gains for the week on technical buying

Soybean futures posted strong gains the final trading session of the week, with May soybeans rising 10 3/4¢ at USD9.09 1/4. Soymeal contracts also posted solid advances while soyoil were lower another session.

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