Farm Bill Defeated in U. S. House – Now What? – DTN

🕔May 21, 2018The cheers and jeers were all over the spectrum Friday after the House of Representatives failed to pass its version of the farm bill following a raucous debate this week. […]

Biofuels: Higher Fuel Standards Increase Ethanol Use and Corn Demand – DTN

🕔May 16, 2018Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle keeps close tabs on what’s happening with biofuels even though he’s been out of the U.S. Senate more than a decade now. Daschle, […]

Biofuel: Trump Approves E15 Year-Round and Wants EPA Waivers Fix – DTN

🕔May 9, 2018The White House is ready to allow year-round E15 fuel sales and plans to reallocate ethanol gallons lost as a result of small refinery waivers granted by EPA in recent […]

Soy Farmers and Biodiesel Industry Celebrate Minnesota’s New 20% Blend – DTN

🕔May 2, 2018Starting Tuesday, most diesel fuel sold in Minnesota will be a blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum, a long-awaited reality for soybean farmers and the biodiesel industry in the […]

Texas Grain Sorghum Acres Losing Out to Cotton and Corn – DTN

🕔May 1, 2018Josh Birdwell serves on the Texas Sorghum Producers Board of Directors, but the 37-year-old Texas farmer had a hard time coming up with a rationale for planting sorghum this spring. […]

Farm Bill Kerfuffle: More ‘Family Members’ Could Collect Commodity Payments – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018While most of the focus on the House farm bill is on changes to nutrition programs, a new kerfuffle has cropped up over changes to farm programs that would benefit […]

Renewable Fuel Standard: EPA’s Back Door Waiver is Starting to Smell – DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2018The Environmental Protection Agency has opened its own “back-door waiver” to the Renewable Fuel Standard by granting retroactive exemptions to RFS obligations to more than a dozen small refiners, including […]

Soy & Corn: Fears of Retaliation from Trump Policies – DTN

🕔Mar 2, 2018As the Commodity Classic show and expo wrapped up, farmers walked away worried they were seeing demand being undercut for both corn and soybeans because of different policy choices. Farmers […]

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” […]

Corn: Brazil’s Exports Continue to Rise – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018Brazil’s corn production could soon match the U.S. in much the same way its soybean and beef industries have. Brazil is likely to gain on the U.S. in corn exports. […]

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