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

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

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 16, 2018

President 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 leader of the nation’s largest ethanol industry interest group told

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Proposed Senate Bill Would Limit Venue for Companies Filing Bankruptcy – DTN

Proposed Senate Bill Would Limit Venue for Companies Filing Bankruptcy – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 12, 2018

On Oct. 11, 2008, one of the nation’s largest ethanol producers, VeraSun Energy, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The action left thousands of farmers who sold corn to the South Dakota company’s ethanol plants at a loss.   What compounded

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Capping Biofuel Credits Will Damage Renewable Fuel Mandate, Contends Farmdoc – DTN

Capping Biofuel Credits Will Damage Renewable Fuel Mandate, Contends Farmdoc – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 27, 2017

Capping the price of biofuel credits at 10 cents would essentially eliminate the Renewable Fuel Standard mandate for biodiesel and possibly hurt corn-based ethanol, according to an analysis by farmdoc at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. In meetings with President

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RFS: Changes Needed to Address Market Speculation, says Perdue – DTN

RFS: Changes Needed to Address Market Speculation, says Perdue – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Leaders in the biofuels industry wrote President Donald Trump on Friday after learning Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had floated a proposal to the White House that would essentially cap prices for renewable identification number (RIN) credits at 10 cents apiece.

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Grain Markets: Corn Use for Ethanol Update – Podcast

Grain Markets: Corn Use for Ethanol Update – Podcast

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Listen ot MP3 Podcast The recent strength in ethanol production has led to speculation about changes to USDA’s estimate of corn used for ethanol in the pending WASDE report. Ethanol production for the week ending December 1 set a new

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China’s E10 Mandate Could be Good News for U.S. Corn & Ethanol Producers – DTN

China’s E10 Mandate Could be Good News for U.S. Corn & Ethanol Producers – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 30, 2017

China’s newly instituted E10 mandate has the potential to create more demand for both corn and ethanol produced in the United States, according to a new analysis from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University (CARD).  

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Ethanol From Cellulose – Industry Buffeted, Still Some Bright Spots – DTN

Ethanol From Cellulose – Industry Buffeted, Still Some Bright Spots – DTN

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

Cellulosic technology companies have invested time and millions of dollars to explore ways to convert biomass into cellulosic ethanol for the better part of 20 years. Most technologies have fallen victim to high capital and development costs, changing political winds

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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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