Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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BEIJING Some Chinese buyers have canceled corn purchases from the United States and switched to rival supplier Ukraine, as Beijing tightens controls on processing genetically modified strains of the crop, three trade sources and an analyst told Reuters.
WUXUAN COUNTY, China Surrounded by mountains in a remote part of southwestern China, Xinguangan's first large-scale, modern pig farm is getting ready to produce its first offspring.
BEIJING China's securities regulator has approved plans for a long-awaited live hog futures contract, taking the Dalian Commodity Exchange a step closer to launching a product that will allow farmers in the world's top pork market to hedge livestock costs.
BEIJING In launching a probe into U.S. sorghum imports, China has fired a warning shot across its top trading partner's bow that shows farmers in states that voted for U.S. President Donald Trump may be Beijing's top retaliatory target in the event of a trade war.
BEIJING China wants to modernise its farm sector by 2035 as part of a plan to boost rural incomes and living standards, according to a government policy statement that comes amid growing concern about a widening wealth gap and slowing economy.
BEIJING China has launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation into imports of sorghum from the United States, the Ministry of Commerce said on Sunday, less than a fortnight after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines.
GUIYANG, China The largest U.S. maker of equipment for pig farms opened a new factory in China on Saturday, investing in its third plant in the world's top hog market in a bet the country's ambitious push into large-scale pig farming will bring a surge in demand.
GUIYANG, China, Jan 29 The largest U.S. maker of equipment for pig farms opened a new factory in China on Saturday, investing in its third plant in the world's top hog market in a bet the country's ambitious push into large-scale pig farming will bring a surge in demand.
BEIJING Ambitious U.S. indoor farming startup Plenty Inc is seeking urban sites for new farms in Chinese cities as part of a global drive to set up high-tech facilities growing organic vegetables in warehouses under banks of LED lights.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/BEIJING China has more than doubled its purchases of Canadian barley, taking advantage of bargain prices for the beer ingredient due to abundant high-quality supplies in Canada.