Corps of Engineers Hands Off Parts of Clean Water Act to States – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2018The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to hand over Clean Water Act permitting authority on a subset of protected waters to states and tribes. For decades, farmers and […]

Weed Resistance: Herbicides – A Temporary Solution to a Permanent Problem

🕔Jun 27, 2018For farmers, protecting fields from pests and plagues is a constant battle fought on multiple fronts. Many insects have a taste for the same plants humans do, and pathogenic microbes […]

Biofuel Policy: Trump’s EPA Not Helping the Industry – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018While President Donald Trump continues to express his undying love for the ethanol industry, Trump’s EPA continues to march in a different direction. This seeming confusion on biofuel policy continues […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

Ag, Ethanol Groups Sue EPA for “Clandestine” Waivers – DTN

🕔Jun 1, 2018Ethanol and agriculture groups sued the EPA on Tuesday in response to the agency’s recent approval of small-refinery waivers from the Renewable Fuel Standard granted in recent years, according to […]

RFS Waivers: EPA Underfire, Ethanol Futures Drop, RIN Market is “Cratering” – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2018Damage may have been done to ethanol and corn markets by waivers granted to refiners in recent years, but one ethanol industry official said it’s too soon to know the […]

Biofuel Groups Happy that EPA Rewriting Some Emission Standards – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2018With the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard in question, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may be opening another avenue to expand the role of ethanol in the nation’s fuel […]

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 […]

Weed Scientists: “Buffer Zones” Could Become Resistant Weed Nurseries; Do and Don’t List – DTN

🕔Feb 11, 2017The Arizona desert may not be a hot bed for row crop weeds, but it is the place to find weed scientists this week. The Weed Science Society of America […]

Pesticides: New Rules – 8 Changes EPA Has Rolled Out

🕔Nov 12, 2015Owners of farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses that use pesticides in agricultural plant production will have to implement additional safeguards for their pesticide handlers and agricultural workers under a revision […]

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