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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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Sen. Grassley indicates USTR saw little progress on key China issues in talks

US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer did not see any progress made on structural issues during trade talks with China last week in Beijing, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said on Tuesday after meeting with Lighthizer January 11.

US Agricultural Policy Trade Disputes

US weekly beef outlook: Futures rose to new contract highs

Futures markets moved up for much of last week and trading volumes also increased in the first full week of 2019.

Cattle & Beef Production

US weekly pork outlook: Futures rose last week, supporting cash

Futures markets are signaling potential profitability for producers ahead in 2019, with futures posting advances over the course of last week.

Hogs & Pork Demand

US weekly poultry outlook: Broiler supplies likely to tighten ahead

Indications are that broiler supplies in the first quarter are likely to be down versus year-ago levels, but there no official data to verify that expectation.

Poultry Production

US Washington week ahead: Shutdown in record territory

Both the House and Senate are in session this week.

US Agricultural Policy US Food Policy

US weekly beef outlook: Futures lost ground over the course of last week

While not all the data is available due to the US government shutdown, it appears the fall peak in carcass weights has now likely passed.

Cattle & Beef Production
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