Iowa Farmers Count Their Losses – DTN

🕔Mar 28, 2019A small group of farmers on Tuesday looked out at what is normally their farm ground and the now-destroyed bins that normally protect their income. What they see instead is […]

USDA To Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Sessions

🕔Feb 12, 2019USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public […]

Pecans: USDA Announces Additional Assistance for Victims of 2017 Storms

🕔Aug 28, 2018USDA today announced that additional assistance has been made available for pecan growers to replant and replace trees through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) as they recover from the impacts […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

🕔Jan 16, 2018President 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 […]

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 […]

Congress Returns to Work: Taxes and Ag Nominees – DTN

🕔Nov 28, 2017Congress returns to Washington this week for what is scheduled to be a three-week session before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, with an agenda filled with taxes and budget […]

Politics: BioFuel Scored Big; Now, Big Oil Makes a Push – DTN

🕔Oct 30, 2017Following in the footsteps of the success of Midwest lawmakers last week who pressured President Donald Trump’s administration to reiterate its support for the Renewable Fuel Standard, a group of […]

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