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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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The House and Senate are on their Thanksgiving break, returning the week of November 26.
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USDA Crop Progress: Corn, soybean harvest still lags as wheat ratings rise

US corn and soybean harvest still remains a struggle in the major states while condition ratings for the US winter wheat crop moved up even as planting still is lagging the average pace.

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US Futures Review: Demand hopes produce big gains for wheat

Wheat futures opened the week with solid advances, with Chicago December gaining 17 3/4¢ at USD5.19 3/4.

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US contends India exceeding its WTO commitments on cotton subsidies

The US is again contesting actions by India at the World Trade Organization (WTO), this time focusing on the key crop of cotton.

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Day ahead – November 12, 2018: Veteran's Day as lame ducks ready to return

One of those unique days ahead in Washington where government offices are closed, but not most markets. China is still pushing their concept for a regional partnership as another country has given its approval to the successor to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

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