Soybeans: EPA Approves Isoxaflutole Herbicide On Resistant Varieties Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the registration of the use of isoxaflutole on genetically engineered soybeans that tolerate the herbicide. Isoxaflutole is the active ingredient found in Balance […]

Biofuels: Time Has Run Out for EPA to Appeal 10th Circuit Ruling Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Reuters writer Richard Valdmanis reported on Wednesday that, “Time has run out for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to challenge a federal court ruling that would limit the agency’s use of waivers exempting small oil […]

Glyphosate Interim Registration Faces First Court Challenge – DTN Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
EPA’s interim registration approval of glyphosate in January now faces its first court challenge, as a number of food safety, farm worker and environmental groups have asked a federal appeals […]

Biofuels: Farm State Lawmakers Maintain Court’s RFS Waiver Decision Should Stand Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported last week that, “Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, stressed to reporters Tuesday morning [March 10th] that President Donald Trump would benefit in rural America if he simply let stand the 10th Circuit Court […]

Biofuels: Blending Law’s Purpose Is To “Err” Towards Industry’s Interests, Court Stresses Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
Since 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been generously granting exemptions to small refineries from the renewable fuels mandates on the transportation fuel industry established by Congress under the […]

Biofuels: RFS Turmoil Persists, Administration Considers Ruling Mar 10, 2020

🕔Mar 10, 2020
Bloomberg writer Jennifer A Dlouhy reported on Friday that, “President Donald Trump’s decision to defend the U.S. government’s power to broadly exempt oil refineries from biofuel-blending requirements is triggering a backlash in Iowa and other […]

Trump Administration Sides Against Biofuel Industry On Latest Court Ruling – DTN Mar 9, 2020

🕔Mar 9, 2020
The Trump administration plans to appeal a federal appeals court decision that delivered a major victory to biofuels producers and farmers who have for years fought the EPA’s expansion of […]

Herbicide Rule Changes – Hoops You’ll Have To Jump Through Mar 7, 2020

🕔Mar 7, 2020
This year, more training will be required and for a wider range of herbicides. If you haven’t versed yourself on what’s needed, here’s a quick overview. Keep in mind, too, […]

EPA Science Board Directive Defeated – DTN Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
A federal court has set aside an EPA directive banning scientists from serving on scientific advisory boards if they hold agency grants. The ruling leaves attorneys on both sides of […]

Ethanol: Court Calls EPA’s Hand On Questionable Refinery Waivers Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
A recent biofuels industry victory in a federal appeals court could spell the end of the small-refinery exemptions program in its current form, the lead attorney for the ethanol industry […]

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