Biofuels: Fixing the RFS is Getting Easier and Easier

🕔Feb 16, 2018There has been no shortage of ideas in recent months about how to “fix” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). These include application of the various waiver authorities under the RFS, […]

Ethanol Industry Presses EPA to Expand E15 Sales – DTN

🕔Feb 14, 2018Though President Donald Trump has supported the ethanol industry, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has yet to address perhaps the most important issue to the industry, the lead […]

WOTUS: Ag Groups Back in Court to Block EPA’s “Waters” Rule – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018Three years after President Barack Obama’s administration finalized the waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in 2015, agriculture groups and states find themselves in a familiar position — back […]

Trump Plan: $1.5 Trillion Investment Plus Commitments from State, Local Govt. – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018The White House will release its long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday, which calls for spending $200 billion in federal funding over 10 years to stimulate $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure […]

Ag Truck Haulers Hope for Exemption from Electronic Logging Device Requirement – DTN

🕔Jan 30, 2018Earlier this month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association Inc. (OOIDA) has requested an exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) […]

Ethanol Outlook: A Challenging Future – DTN

🕔Jan 30, 2018Nothing is set in stone with federal policy and the ethanol industry, and the same is true for 2018. The industry will continue to face annual political fights and legal […]

Farm Bill: Ag Sec Perdue Releases Road Map of Principles – DTN

🕔Jan 26, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue laid out a four-page set of principles for the farm bill Wednesday during a trip to Pennsylvania. The summary of principles are largely broad in scope […]

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 […]

Ag Guest Worker Act Inserted into House Immigration Bill – DTN

🕔Jan 16, 2018An overhaul of agricultural guest-worker programs is a major component of a House plan to fix the immigration status of young people involved in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

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

🕔Dec 15, 2017Leaders 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 […]

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