Trump Mulls Policy Options After Biofuels Waiver Backlash

🕔Aug 21, 2019Reuters writers Jarrett Renshaw and Humeyra Pamuk reported this week that, “President Donald Trump’s administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after […]

Small Refinery Biofuel Waivers Stir Ire from Farm State Lawmakers

🕔Aug 20, 2019Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted 31 small refinery biofuel waivers for 2018, an action relating to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that has caused concern among […]

Biodiesel: EPA’s Chilling Signal Will Limit Growth – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2019Overall biofuel volumes would remain virtually the same in 2020 as they were 2019 in EPA’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard renewable volume obligations released on Friday. One day after the […]

CoBank – Trade Talks, Record Rains Upend Agriculture

🕔Jun 28, 2019The world economy continues to slow amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Hopes are for talks to resume soon between the U.S. and China, but confidence in the trade war […]

Ethanol: Petroleum Interests Sue EPA on E15 Rule – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2019The American Fuels and Petrochemical Association has filed a legal challenge against the new E15 rule finalized on May 31, filing a petition for review with the U.S. Court of […]

Nebraska: Rubber-Producing Dandelions? Might Be the Next Big Crop.

🕔May 22, 2019Crops growing in the numerous small plots at the university’s Panhandle Research and Extension Center this summer will include the usual assortment of dry beans, corn, sugar beets, peas, and […]

Soybean Oil – Largest Share of Domestic Biodiesel Production

🕔May 9, 2019Biodiesel production accounts for an increasing share of soybean oil use in the United States, currently representing about 30% of domestic soybean oil disposition. Soybean oil is the most commonly […]

CoBank Quarterly Economic Outlook – Ag Still Seeking Relief

🕔Mar 28, 2019U.S. agriculture will face challenges in 2019 as slowing domestic and global economic growth rates, trade talks continue and weather casts uncertainty in the short- and long-term markets. U.S. commodity […]

Biodiesel Production Profitability in 2018: Did Headwinds or Tailwinds Dominate?

🕔Mar 28, 2019The U.S. biodiesel industry faced strong headwinds in 2018 due to the demand destruction wreaked by small refinery exemptions (SREs).  A recent farmdoc daily article estimated that SREs reduced biomass-based diesel (biodiesel […]

Biofuel: EPA Releases E15 Rule; The Clock is Ticking – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2019The EPA on Tuesday released a much-anticipated rule to allow year-round E15 sales and to reform the biofuels credits market, with plans to finalize the rule by the start of […]

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