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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

24 Jul 2017

U.S. chicken processor profits fatten on cheap feed

CHICAGO U.S. meat producers are earning some of the highest profit margins in more than a decade, a bright spot for investors in agriculture, where grain farmers and trading companies are struggling to make money after years of massive oversupply.

16 Mar 2017

Trump budget plan cuts USDA food, rural water funding

CHICAGO President Donald Trump has proposed eliminating an international food aid program, halting funding for clean water initiative in rural areas and reducing county-level staff for a 21 percent drop in discretionary spending at the Agriculture Department, according to a White House budget document.

07 Mar 2017

Bird flu found in Tennessee chicken flock on Tyson-contracted farm

A strain of bird flu has been detected in a chicken breeder flock on a Tennessee farm contracted to U.S. food giant Tyson Foods Inc, and the 73,500 birds will be culled to stop the virus from entering the food system, government and company officials said on Sunday.

31 Mar 2016

Fiat Chrysler talking with many non-core auto players: CEO

CHICAGO Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is talking with many players outside the car sector about possible collaboration, Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said, and is keeping an open mind on what the possibilities might be.

31 Mar 2016

Fiat Chrysler talking with many non-core auto players -CEO

CHICAGO, March 30 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is talking with many players outside the car sector about possible collaboration, Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said, and is keeping an open mind on what the possibilities might be.

10 Dec 2015

El Nino investment options range from pest control to ski resorts

NEW YORK/CHICAGO As the El Niño weather phenomenon makes the U.S. Northeast warmer, the Midwest drier, and the South and the West wetter this winter, Eric Marshall, portfolio manager of the $2 billion Hodges Small Cap fund, is not one of those people who just talks about the weather. He's doing something about it.

09 Dec 2015

Analysis - El Nino investment options range from pest control to ski resorts

NEW YORK/CHICAGO As the El Niño weather phenomenon makes the U.S. Northeast warmer, the Midwest drier, and the South and the West wetter this winter, Eric Marshall, portfolio manager of the $2 billion (1 billion pound) Hodges Small Cap fund, is not one of those people who just talks about the weather. He's doing something about it.

24 Feb 2015

Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy

CHICAGO Across the U.S. Midwest, the plunge in grain prices to near four-year lows is pitting landowners determined to sustain rental incomes against farmer tenants worried about making rent payments because their revenues are squeezed. | Video

23 Feb 2015

Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy

CHICAGO Across the U.S. Midwest, the plunge in grain prices to near four-year lows is pitting landowners determined to sustain rental incomes against farmer tenants worried about making rent payments because their revenues are squeezed.

23 Feb 2015

INSIGHT-Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy

CHICAGO, Feb 23 Across the U.S. Midwest, the plunge in grain prices to near four-year lows is pitting landowners determined to sustain rental incomes against farmer tenants worried about making rent payments because their revenues are squeezed.

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