Commodity Classic: Ag Sec Perdue Voices Support of Ethanol and Corn Growers – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defended his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard on Wednesday as he spoke to farmers at Commodity Classic, making it clear that President Donald Trump “unequivocally” […]

RINs Bundle: Cost Decline if Conventional Ethanol Gap Disappears?

🕔Mar 1, 2018In a farmdoc daily article last week, we showed how high D6 RINs prices can be directly traced to conventional ethanol mandates that exceed the E10 blend wall, creating a […]

U.S. Farm Income Decline: $123Bln in 2013 to $63.8Bln for 2017- Commentary

🕔Mar 1, 2018Editor’s Note: Click here for related commentary.  Over the last six weeks we have reviewed the US costs and returns for the crops that are most widely grown in the US: corn, […]

RFS Changes: ‘No Deal’ in Washington

🕔Mar 1, 2018No deal was struck between senators and the Trump administration Tuesday at a White House meeting centered on proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but two Iowa Republican senators […]

USDA Undersec. Confirmed After Cruz Holdup – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2018Bill Northey was confirmed by voice vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to be the next USDA undersecretary of agriculture for farm and foreign agricultural services, according to the […]

Ag Groups: Leave RFS Alone – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018With the agriculture economy struggling and the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard at the center of discussions at the White House early this week, ag interest groups are pressing […]

AgFax Weekend: Farmland Prices Holding | Farm Income, Well…

🕔Feb 23, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmland Prices Holding | Farm Income, Well… | Herbicide Labels: Adjacent and Neighboring? | and more.

Farm Bill Review: Origins of Fixed Price Policy

🕔Feb 23, 2018The changes to farm programs included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 discussed recently were an unusual revision of farm policy both in timing and method. Congress agreed to […]

Farm Groups Concerned About Additional U.S. Trade Restrictions – Chinese Retaliation

🕔Feb 19, 2018Following the implementation of U.S. import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, more recent news regarding potential executive branch trade barriers imposed on steel and aluminum imports have caused […]

Illinois: Why Should Farmers Know About the Illinois Schedule SA Income Allocations?

🕔Feb 19, 2018On July 6, 2017, Illinois Public Act 100-0022 became law. One item in this Act was an Illinois income tax rate increase effective July 1, 2017. The Illinois income tax […]

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