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U.S. says farmers could get cash aid by October but will not be…

U.S. says farmers could get cash aid by October but will not be…

Published 28/07/2018

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - U.S. farmers could receive cash payments from a planned $12 billion aid package as soon as late September, U.S. Agriculture Secretary [more…]

Farm bill fails in U.S. House as immigration spat roils Republican…

Farm bill fails in U.S. House as immigration spat roils Republican…

Published 18/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a sweeping $867 billion farm bill on Friday after Republican leaders failed to appease conservative lawmakers [more…]

German minister calls for clearer labeling of unhealthy food

German minister calls for clearer labeling of unhealthy food

Published 26/04/2018

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Germany’s food industry must label unhealthy products more clearly, the country’s new agriculture and consumer protection minister said on Thursday. “About 15 [more…]

Trade war backfire: Steel tariff shrapnel hits U.S. farmers

Trade war backfire: Steel tariff shrapnel hits U.S. farmers

Published 13/04/2018

KANE COUNTY, Ill. (Reuters) - Lucas Strom, who runs a century-old family farm in rural Illinois, canceled an order to buy a new $71,000 grain [more…]

U.S. energy industry slams Trump’s ‘job-killing’ steel tariffs

U.S. energy industry slams Trump’s ‘job-killing’ steel tariffs

Published 02/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: Steel pipes for sale are displayed at a shop in the Mullae-dong steel product district in Seoul July 13, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak/File PhotoHOUSTON/WASHINGTON [more…]

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

Published 12/02/2018

Chocfinger made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel. [more…]

U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

U.S. farmers have much to lose if NAFTA deal collapses

Published 29/01/2018

Farmer Blake Erwin drives a combine as he harvests corn on his farm near Dixon, Nebraska, U.S., October 26, 2017. Picture taken October 26, 2017. [more…]

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Published 25/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File PhotoBEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brazil’s share of soybean [more…]

French families plan to sue retailers over baby milk recall: group

French families plan to sue retailers over baby milk recall: group

Published 15/01/2018

Employees walk in front of the entrance of the French dairy group Lactalis headquarters in Laval, western France, January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane MahePARIS (Reuters) - [more…]