Chinese soybean demand is fluctuating and US farmers are returning to grain

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Since the mid-2000s, farmer Paul Thomas from North Dakota has planted more land with soybeans as China's demand for oilseeds grew. The shift peaked this year, when…

Pig industry slaughtered worldwide in the trade war

BEIJING / CHICAGO / CARAMBEI, Brazil (Reuters) – Ken Maschhoff, chairman of the largest pork producer in the US, has seen profits decline as US-China trade tensions rise. On a…

Trade compensation against the US also hit Canadian farmers

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – The United States trade wars have allowed Canadian agriculture to boost sales of soybeans and wheat to China and pork to Mexico. FILE PHOTO: A canola…