Clean Water Act Rule Is Dead – DTN

🕔Sep 13, 2019Farm groups declared victory Thursday after the Trump administration formally ended the 2015 waters of the U.S. rule. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, announced […]

EPA Announces Waters of the U.S. Rule Repeal

🕔Sep 12, 2019Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced long-awaited plans to repeal the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule that extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands through the […]

Trump’s Biofuels Plan Falls Short of Expectations

🕔Sep 9, 2019Reuters writers Chris Prentice and Stephanie Kelly reported late last week that, “U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency officials late Thursday to consider a plan that […]

Farm Show: “We still need trade, not aid. – DTN

🕔Aug 28, 2019While farmers admire the latest agriculture machinery this week, leaders of national commodity groups at the Farm Progress Show are talking about demand and looking for the upside in pending […]

Trump Looks at Biofuel-Blending Quotas to Mitigate Fallout from Waivers

🕔Aug 27, 2019Recall that earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted 31 small refinery biofuel waivers for 2018.  Trump administration officials then huddled early last week to consider how to contain negative […]

Major Ethanol Co. Cuts Production – DTN

🕔Aug 21, 2019One of the nation’s largest ethanol companies announced on Tuesday it will idle a 92-million-gallon plant in Cloverdale, Indiana, following EPA’s decision to grant 31 new small-refinery waivers to the […]

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 […]

Ethanol: Corn Growers Hit Hard by Trump Turnabout – DTN

🕔Aug 19, 2019Has President Donald Trump turned a 180 on his publicly stated support for ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard?  It’s a question ethanol and agriculture industry officials are asking after […]

Farmers Vent – Ag Sec. Perdue Listens – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2019Bob Worth didn’t wait for a listening session at Farmfest on Wednesday to start before getting a few words with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue about the prevented planting situation in […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Says No to Ban – DTN

🕔Jul 22, 2019The EPA will not ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, the agency ruled on Thursday, in response to a court order handed down in April. An EPA spokesperson, however, told DTN on […]

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