USDA Announces Oct. 30 Deadline to Submit Wildfire, Hurricane Disaster Assistance Applications Oct 12, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, as the deadline to submit applications for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program – Plus (WHIP+) for 2018 and […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Ag Economy – How Are We Doing? | Farmer Sentiment Improves | and more.
Biofuels: A Blend of Ethanol, Politics – DTN Oct 9, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promoted biofuels and USDA’s investment in projects such as blender pumps during a series of events in Iowa and Minnesota on Thursday. The official […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Funding Bill Signed | Corn, Cotton – EPA Will Phase Out Older Bt Tech | and more.
President Signs Funding Bill – DTN Oct 2, 2020
President Donald Trump signed the continuing resolution to fund the government through Dec. 11 early Thursday after the Senate passed the bill only hours before the end of the fiscal […]
Linder Begins Role as NCGA President – DTN Oct 2, 2020
Edison, Ohio, farmer John Linder is stepping in as president of the National Corn Growers Association during a challenging time for agriculture. COVID-19 has hurt demand for ethanol, a trade […]
Bt Corn: Phaseout of Most Hybrids Proposed Oct 1, 2020
My recent post discussed the proposal by EPA to drastically change the resistance management regulations around Bt corn and cotton. You can submit a comment here before November 9th. The proposal is hard to find […]
In an effort to stave off above-ground insect resistance, the EPA is proposing phasing out many current Bt corn hybrids, as well as some Bt cotton varieties, in the next […]
EPA failed to reallocate biofuel gallons lost to small-refinery exemptions in the 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard volumes, an attorney for Growth Energy argued in an ongoing lawsuit before a federal […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Dicamba’s Status As EPA Scrambles? It’s Complicated – and more.