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What Is the Impact of Supply Management Programs on U.S. Exports? – Commentary

What Is the Impact of Supply Management Programs on U.S. Exports? – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Nov 15, 2017

We have heard over and over again from people who do not like crop supply management programs. They tell us that these programs put a cap on exports, particularly corn exports and especially if loan rates are near the full

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China Plans 10% Ethanol Use by 2020, Good News for U.S. Corn Growers – DTN

China Plans 10% Ethanol Use by 2020, Good News for U.S. Corn Growers – DTN

👤By Lin Tan DTN China Correspondent 🕔Nov 14, 2017

New government policy recently set a target to roll out the use of ethanol in gasoline nationwide in China, according to a plan jointly released by 15 ministries, such as the National Development and Reform Commission, the National Energy Administration,

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Ag Trade: New Study Shows Grain Exports Offered $55.5 Bln In Economic Output

Ag Trade: New Study Shows Grain Exports Offered $55.5 Bln In Economic Output

👤From the U.S. Grains Council 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Exports of U.S. feed grains and related products provide critical support across the U.S. economy, offering billions in economic direct and indirect economic benefits to farmers, rural communities and the nation as a whole. New research commissioned by the U.S. Grains Council

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Biofuels: Opportunities for U.S. Ethanol Exports

Biofuels: Opportunities for U.S. Ethanol Exports

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 30, 2017

A report earlier this month from USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) (“Global Ethanol Mandates: Opportunities for U.S. Exports of Ethanol andDDGS,” by Jayson Beckman and Getachew Nigatu) noted that, “The increased use of ethanol globally could provide strong and diverse export market opportunities for U.S. ethanol and

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Biofuels: Growing Ethanol Demand in China

Biofuels: Growing Ethanol Demand in China

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Oct 27, 2017

A recent GAIN (Global Agricultural Information Network) report by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) took a closer look at important variables regarding biofuels and China.  Today’s update includes some highlights from the report, which is available in its entirety here,

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EPA Backs Off RFS Changes – DTN

EPA Backs Off RFS Changes – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 24, 2017

In a single letter written to senators from the Midwest on Thursday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt put to bed concerns in rural America that the agency would be making changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard that could

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

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

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

With 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 Reynolds on Wednesday morning to reassure her the RFS is

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RFS Groups Request Trump to Deny EPA’s Biofuel Proposals – DTN

RFS Groups Request Trump to Deny EPA’s Biofuel Proposals – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Sensing a change in support for biofuels from President Donald Trump’s administration, a number of biofuel, agriculture and manufacturing groups asked the president to make sure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not enact two proposed changes to federal policy

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Farm Bill 2018: Treating the Cause of Low Prices Instead of the Symptoms – Commentary

Farm Bill 2018: Treating the Cause of Low Prices Instead of the Symptoms – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Late last year, the Texas Farmers Union (TFU) contracted with us to conduct a study of the use of a supply management program as the basis of a proposed 2018 Farm Bill. They wanted us to update the MDIS study

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Biofuel: EPA Considers Major Policy Change to Renewable Fuel Standard

Biofuel: EPA Considers Major Policy Change to Renewable Fuel Standard

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a major change to the Renewable Fuel Standard that could include offering biofuel credits attached to gallons of ethanol exported from the United States.  Already this week, the U.S. biofuels industry took a

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