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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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Soybean futures posted sharp losses to open the week as November was down 9 1/4¢ at USD9.91.

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Corn futures opened the week with losses as December ended down 2 1/4¢ at USD3.50 1/2.

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US Futures Review: Wheat ends lower as demand disappoints

Wheat futures ended lower on all three boards to start the week.
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