New Tax Law Put Farmer Cooperatives in Financial Jeopardy – DTN

🕔Jan 24, 2018Iowa grain companies have told Sen. Charles Grassley that the Section 199A provisions benefiting cooperatives “would put them out of business if we don’t do something” and revise the new […]

Stand Off: Trump Wants Oil and RFS Industries to Come Together – DTN

🕔Jan 16, 2018President Donald Trump’s administration and some members of Congress want oil and ethanol interests to just get along and work out their differences on the Renewable Fuel Standard. But the […]

Farm Bill: Sen. Grassley Targets Commodity Payments to Big Farms – DTN

🕔Dec 6, 2017A new USDA report shows larger farms with higher household incomes have increasingly seen more in federal commodity payments as farms in the United States have consolidated. Sen. Charles Grassley, […]

Farmer Cooperative Group Worries about Possible Tax Law Change – DTN

🕔Dec 1, 2017The head of the National Council of Farmer Cooperative is concerned about how tax law will treat a 17.4% tax deduction that could pass from cooperatives through to farmers but […]

Congress Returns to Work: Taxes and Ag Nominees – DTN

🕔Nov 28, 2017Congress returns to Washington this week for what is scheduled to be a three-week session before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, with an agenda filled with taxes and budget […]

Tax Reform: Self-Employment Tax Looming for Landowners Leasing to Farmers or Family Partnership – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2017The House tax-reform bill meant to lower taxes could lead to a self-employment tax hitting every landowner who leases land to a farmer and farmers who lease farmland to a […]

USDA Nominee Linked to Russia: Controversy Circles Clovis – DTN

🕔Nov 2, 2017Sam Clovis, the controversial nominee for USDA’s undersecretary for research, education and economics, was linked Monday as a top campaign supervisor to President Donald Trump’s campaign last year who encouraged […]

Politics: BioFuel Scored Big; Now, Big Oil Makes a Push – DTN

🕔Oct 30, 2017Following in the footsteps of the success of Midwest lawmakers last week who pressured President Donald Trump’s administration to reiterate its support for the Renewable Fuel Standard, a group of […]

Biofuels: Trump and EPA Continue to Support Renewable Fuels Standard – DTN

🕔Oct 20, 2017With concerns about the Renewable Fuels Standard bubbling over, the president of the United States and the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached out to Iowa Gov. Kim […]

Gas Price Rise Due to Several Factors Says Informa Agribusiness Study – DTN

🕔Oct 18, 2017The prices of renewable identification numbers, or RINs, have not caused increases in gasoline prices from 2013 to 2017, according to a new Informa Agribusiness Consulting study funded by the […]

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